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Re: Re: subversion web client app

From: Mark <mark_at_mitsein.net>
Date: 2006-09-25 20:41:18 CEST

authz for svn has nothing to do with the httpd.conf. httpd.conf only
lists where the authz file is. You update that file on the fly and it
picks up the changes on the fly.

On 9/25/06, bruce <bedouglas@earthlink.net> wrote:
> haven't looked at gforge in awhile..
>
> does it have the ability to manage user access/roles/permissions for svn
> files/folders now...
>
> also, how can you accomplish this without having to restart apache, since
> i'm assuming that you need to put the new folder into the httpd.conf file...
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: grimm26@gmail.com [mailto:grimm26@gmail.com]On Behalf Of Mark
> Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 11:19 AM
> To: Subversion Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Re: subversion web client app
>
>
> gforge?
> At my company, we actually use a heavily modified version of
> Sourceforge before they closed up their source. I translate project
> members and roles in SF into subversion authz info here.
>
> On 9/25/06, bruce <bedouglas@earthlink.net> wrote:
> > justin...
> >
> > another constraint.. open source... collabnet is not free
> >
> > my comment regarding clients/access control is that the client app uses
> the
> > underlying permissions/privs assigned by the svn access file.
> >
> > my need for the webapp to deal with the permissions/access issues is that
> if
> > i create a new folder for the svn repos, then i want to be able to
> > create/implement the user access privs from the webapp, with the resulting
> > information residing in the svn access file..
> >
> > if need be, and for simplification process.. i could use the client apps
> to
> > do the checkin/checkout processes, and the webapp for all the other
> > management functionality..
> >
> > but as i said earlier, this ties into a larger app/system that i'm looking
> > at.
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Edelson, Justin [mailto:Justin.Edelson@mtvn.com]
> > Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 10:53 AM
> > To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> > Subject: RE: Re: subversion web client app
> >
> >
> > > as i understand the client apps, they also take into account the user
> > access/roles assigned to the user for
> > > the given files/folders within the svn repos.
> > I don't think the clients take access control into account. Access
> > control is managed by the server software or file system permissions.
> >
> > > what i need in addition to these client apps is the ability to track
> > the status of the files/folders within
> > > the svn repos.
> > ViewVC or Trac will do this as it's just read-only data.
> >
> > > which means i need a way of allowing a user to be able to
> > modify/manage the svn files/folders within the svn > repos.
> > In order to modify a file, you need to checkout the directory that
> > contains that file to a working copy, edit and submit from there. Now I
> > suppose you could create a temp dir, do a checkout, make your
> > modification, submit, and then delete the temp dir, but that seems like
> > a lot of overhead which is why I asked if every user would permanently
> > got a server-side working copy.
> >
> > Regarding your access control needs, have you looked at CollabNet
> > Enterprise? I never had the opportunity to dig into this area with them,
> > but I was under the impression they had a web gui for managing
> > permissions.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: bruce [mailto:bedouglas@earthlink.net]
> > Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 1:42 PM
> > To: Edelson, Justin; users@subversion.tigris.org
> > Subject: RE: Re: subversion web client app
> >
> > thanks justin...
> >
> > ok.. seems to be a screw up in my explaining what i'm looking for/need
> >
> > given that we already have solid svn client apps for windows/linux
> > (tortiseSVN) there ia already a way for users to be able to checkin/out
> > files from with a given repository. as i understand the client apps,
> > they also take into account the user access/roles assigned to the user
> > for the given files/folders within the svn repos.
> >
> > what i need in addition to these client apps is the ability to track the
> > status of the files/folders within the svn repos.
> >
> > the svn repos forms the basis of managing the apps for the overall
> > system that's being created. the apps go through different processes
> > during development (dev/test/production). in addition, the apps are
> > grouped together as they're run in the production part of the system.
> > this has to be reflected in the svn repos structure, which means i need
> > a way of allowing a user to be able to modify/manage the svn
> > files/folders within the svn repos. i also need a way of
> > managing/assigning the user roles/access rights for the given
> > files/folders.
> >
> > i'd like to be able to handle these kinds of functionality in the
> > webapp.
> >
> > the webapp would:
> > -manage user roles/access rights
> > -create access rights for files/folders
> > -create/delete folders
> > -upload/delete/copy/move files
> > -move files from between folders
> > -copy/move folders (and file contents)
> > -show status history(comments) of a given file
> > -etc...
> >
> > hopefully this clears things up a little more..
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Edelson, Justin [mailto:Justin.Edelson@mtvn.com]
> > Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 10:20 AM
> > To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> > Subject: RE: Re: subversion web client app
> >
> >
> > Working Copy.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: bruce [mailto:bedouglas@earthlink.net]
> > Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 1:18 PM
> > To: Edelson, Justin; users@subversion.tigris.org
> > Subject: RE: Re: subversion web client app
> >
> > ummm - what's a WC?
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Edelson, Justin [mailto:Justin.Edelson@mtvn.com]
> > Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 10:17 AM
> > To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> > Subject: RE: Re: subversion web client app
> >
> >
> > So in this mythical web app, each user has a WC on the server?
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: grimm26@gmail.com [mailto:grimm26@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Mark
> > Sent: Monday, September 25, 2006 12:57 PM
> > To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> > Subject: Re: subversion web client app
> >
> > So we want something that does what ViewVC and trac do, as well as
> > being a web based full featured svn client, AND is able to access and
> > modify the authen/authz configs for the repositories and this mythical
> > web app itself through said webapp?
> > Sounds like a tall order. Sounds killer.
> >
> > On 9/25/06, Ruslan Sivak <rsivak@istandfor.com> wrote:
> > > Trac doesn't actually let you make changes to a svn repo AFAIK. Only
> > > view the revisions. It is an awesome tool and you should check it
> > out,
> > > but I don't think it works for this problem.
> > >
> > > Russ
> > >
> > > Ivan Aleman wrote:
> > > > Hello,
> > > >
> > > > You may want to give a try to trac [http://trac.edgewall.org/], you
> > > > can do all the things you are describing and more check also
> > > > http://trac-hacks.org
> > > >
> > > > Bye for now.
> > > >
> > >
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> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Mark
> > "Blessed is he who finds happiness in his own foolishness, for he will
> > always be happy."
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