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Re: Case-sensitivity with SVNParentPath?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 17:04:23 -0500

On Jun 4, 2009, at 09:29, Andy Levy wrote:

> SVN 1.5.2, Apache 2.2.something, running on Win2K3.
>
> I have all my repositories in e:\Repositories . My location block
> is (cut down):
>
> <Location /Repos>
> SVNParentPath E:/Repositories
> </Location>
>
> I can interchangeably use http://HOSTNAME/Repos/Operations and
> http://HOSTNAME/Repos/operations for checkout, browsing and locks, but
> commits to http://HOSTNAME/Repos/operations fail with a 403 Forbidden
> error because everything is configured as Operations in my
> AuthzSVNAccessFile.
>
> The repository was created on disk as Operations (svnadmin create
> e:\Repositories\Operations)
>
> The 403s I expect when using lower-case operations, but I don't
> understand why I was able to check out (or list, or info) on that URL.
> I thought everything was case-sensitive.

It's probably just the case-insensitive Windows filesystem allowing
this to happen.

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