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Re: How to protect directories from the repository

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-11-21 04:58:51 CET

On Nov 20, 2007, at 20:21, Hari Kodungallur wrote:

> On Nov 20, 2007 7:22 AM, Gec wrote:
>> My project has two directories: D1 and D2. Two persons work for
>> this project: P1 and P2. I create a repository for this project.
>> P1 must have access only to directory D1 from the repository. P2
>> must have access only to directory D2 from the repository. If I
>> don't want to use "chmod", what choices do I have? Can SVN itself
>> protect somehow directories from the repository, similar to "chmod"?
> Please read the server configuaration chapter in the svn book:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch06.html
> Your best bet is to have the users use http:// access and then use
> the authorization mechanism using mod_authz_svn to set access control.

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