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Re: mod_authz_svn and branches (copying)

From: Frank Wallingford <frank.wallingford_at_technologist.com>
Date: 2007-04-30 21:02:55 CEST

Matt Sickler wrote:
> I would also think that mod_authz_svn would notice that the user trying
> to copy the protected folder into a branch doesnt have access to read it
> and would not copy it, but without some experimentation I do not know
> for sure.

Yes, I believe this is true - only people who have access can copy the
directory to a tag, so that's not a concern. I saw the code in
mod_authz_svn.c a few days ago that did this check looking for

Once it is copied, though, I have to "remember" to restrict permissions
in the copy, which is what I'm apt to forget.


Frank Wallingford
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Received on Mon Apr 30 21:03:26 2007

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