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Re: mod_authz_svn and permissions

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-27 17:15:58 CEST

On 7/27/07, Johnathan Gifford <jgifford@wernervas.com> wrote:
> I've looked at the Subversion booked and searched the Internet for
> solution to this with no luck.
> I have a repository with a group that only has write privileges on
> branches for all known paths in the repository. However, if a new
> project is created in the repository with a set of tags, trunks, and
> branches under it, this group cannot write to that directory until I add
> the new project branch path to the authorization file. Being the
> administrator that doesn't like to have to do everything all the time
> for the users, my question is: Does the mod_authz_svn support
> authorization files with regex patterns or wildcards for repository
> paths?
> Basically this might look like:
> [therepo:/]
> @thatgroup = rw
> @thisgroup = r
> [therepo:*/branches]
> @thisgroup = rw
> The purpose of this is to keep the team that uses that repository from
> always coming back to me so the new projects don't have to be added to
> the authorization file each time. If Subversion doesn't support this
> kind of syntax with mod_authz_svn, do you think a feature request should
> be made to do so?

Wildcards aren't supported. There may already be a request in the
Subversion bug database, have you searched it yet?

You could also look at svnperms.py.

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