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Re: Access control bug in SVN >= 1.5.3

From: Ewgenij Gawrilow <gawrilow_at_math.TU-Berlin.DE>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 10:37:47 +0100

Gleason, Todd wrote:
>>
>> For a repository, some users are granted full rw access from the root
>> downwards, while other users
>> may access only specific subtrees in it. The access.conf looks like
> this:
>> @full = user1,user2
>>
>> [Repo:/]
>> @full = rw
>
> Have you tried adding to here:
>
> otheruser = r
>
>> [Repo:/some/path/beneath]
>> otheruser = rw
>>

Clear it would work. But this is exactly I *don't* want to enable due to confidentiality
considerations.

> As to why access above that level is needed, I don't know. Maybe
> something related to mergeinfo?

Maybe. What's irritating me is the fact that my configuration worked well with svn 1.5.2 which
already had the new merging capabilities. Either they have implanted new requests into the update
protocol since then or it's just a fresh bug. I still hope for the latter :-)

-- Ewgenij Gawrilow

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