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RE: Re: File access control

From: Harvey, Edward <Edward.Harvey_at_patni.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 16:55:38 -0500

> Harvey, Edward schrieb:
> > Then you would create permissions like this:
> > [myrepository:/]
> > *=rw
> >
> > [myrepository:/trunk/private]
> > *=r
> >
> > [myrepository:/trunk/private/john]
> > *=
> > john=rw
> But what would prevent another user from doing the following?
> svn cp svn://myserver/myrepository/trunk
> svn://myserver/myrepository/mycopy
> svn co svn://myserver/myrepository/mycopy/private/john

It is true, if some user has access to a directory, there's nothing to
prevent that user from giving it to another user that would otherwise be
denied access. I guess this goes without saying though, the user who
has access could just copy it to a CD or upload it someplace on the
internet or whatever.

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