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Re: ACLs via external hooks

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 00:42:09 CEST

Rajko Albrecht <ral@alwins-world.de> writes:
> inside a larger project with quite dynamics access rights (yes, true)
> I would like to check the access rights (and logins?) against external
> sources.
> Eg., just like a "pre-commit" - hook but for reading, too. Or may I
> insert something into the configuration which will do that?
> And yes - the documented dir-based ACLs will not work 'cause its too
> much. External source means, I may ask a server has_rights(user,path)
> and will return yes/no or exit 0/exit 1 or similar. For pre-commit it
> would work.
> Is this possible?

No, unfortunately. Subversion doesn't have any read hooks, only write
hooks. However, you may be interested in


That won't help you get dynamism in path authorization, but at least
you can get some authentication flexibility.


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