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Re: Problems with auth on svn://

From: Tankko <tankko_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-09 01:18:42 CEST

Is no one else have any problems with authorization over svn://?


On 8/5/06, Tankko <tankko@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm having problems with this one user in trying to be able access
> and/or commit to a svn:// repository. I just can't seem to figure out
> what the problem is.
> She's trying to access via TSVN, although I don't think that's the problem.
> I have the following files:
> svnserve.conf:
> [General]
> anon-access = none
> auth-access = write
> password-db = passwd
> realm = Project
> authz-db = authz
> authz:
> [/]
> tankko = rw
> [/trunk/Data]
> bill = rw
> [/trunk/Art]
> kathy = rw
> bill = rw
> rick = rw
> She (kathy) can checkout and update, but she can not commit. It gives
> an error that she does not have authorization. bill and rick have no
> problem. We're all running the latest version of TSVN and the sever
> is up-to-date.
> I needed to give her access to the repository, so I added her to the
> password-db file, then I added her to the authz file. She did
> checkout and it worked fine. She locked a file, editing it, and then
> got the error when she committed. She had connected to other
> repository's before, but not this one.
> I tried logging in as kath on my machine, and I get the same problem,
> so it's not something on her machine. She also works remotely, so I
> can not look at her machine myself.
> If I add her to the [/] block, then she can commit.
> It seems that I have a lot of problems with adding or removing
> permission for people as well. What about permission is cached on the
> local machine? If someone does not have permission to a folder, and I
> add it to the authz file, do they immediately have permission? When I
> first started using the auth stuff, It seemed that people had to clear
> all their local passwords before they could connect. Is this true?
> What are the rules that govern this? You don't need to restart the
> sever, correct?
> Tankko

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