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authz: exclude a user from all directories, save some

From: Lasse Kliemann <lasse-subversion-users-2004_at_plastictree.net>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 13:03:39 +0200

There are N+2 directories in a flat structure:


I am looking for an authz configuration which satisfies the following:

1. User A shall have access to all directories.
2. User B shall have access only to trunk/x and trunk/y.
3. User B shall be able to check out trunk/x and trunk/y
   by just checking out trunk.

The point is that it seems that goal number 3 requires that user B has at
least read access to trunk. But then, this access is inherited by all the
subdirectories. The only way I see right now is to then exclude user B from
each of the a1, ..., aN directories explicitely:

user_B =

user_B =


user_B =

This, however, will become a nightmare to maintain.

Hopefully there is some trick to do it in a better way.

Unfortunately, it is not possible (at least not desired) to have a1, ..., aN
in a separate subdirectory, which of course would make the task trivial.

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