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Re: controlling read access with file:// and svn+ssh://

From: Andreas Hasenack <andreas_at_mandriva.com.br>
Date: 2007-06-21 21:30:11 CEST

On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 03:12:21PM -0400, Nathan Kidd wrote:
> Andy Levy wrote:
> > On 6/21/07, Andreas Hasenack <andreas@mandriva.com.br> wrote:
> >> Is it possible to control read access with these repository access
> >> modes? file:// and svn+ssh://
> >
> > There is no way to control access when using file://. Anyone who has
> > access to the repository has access to the WHOLE repository, and even
> > more importantly, they require direct permissions at the filesystem
> > level for the actual repository DB - which means that anyone can
> > corrupt or destroy your entire repository very, very easily.
>
> ...but for svn+ssh:// (which is svnserve) you can do what you want using
> the authz file, supported since 1.3.
> http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.3_releasenotes.html

Thanks, I think this is it.

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