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Re: ACLs vs tags

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 14:20:36 +0100

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 03:05:26PM +0200, Udo Rader wrote:
> Stefan Sperling wrote:
> >> The only "workaround" I found so far is to make the entire repository
> >> readable for the user.
> >>
> >> So how can I allow user "foo" to create tags within the restricted
> >> project without making the entire repository readable for him?
> >
> > Sorry to say there's a bug (rather, design issue, hence not trivial
> > to fix) which makes this impossible.
> > You'll have to allow read-only access to the root until this problem
> > is fixed: http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3242
> Wow, this is what I call a bug ... quite frightening after all, though.

Yes, it's probably one of Subversion's worst bugs ever.
Note that C. Mike Pilato has recently started looking into this,
so there is hope. But a fix before 1.7 seems unlikely.



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