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Re: Question about authz file syntax.

From: David Brodbeck <brodbd_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 09:45:47 -0800

On Feb 12, 2010, at 1:27 AM, Johan Corveleyn wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 12:44 AM, David Brodbeck
> <brodbd_at_u.washington.edu> wrote:
>> Actually, I take that back, the manual says it's the *first* match:
>> "Another important fact is that the first matching rule is the one which gets applied to a user."
>> (http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.serverconfig.pathbasedauthz.html)
> This is actually incorrect. See this recent discussion on the dev mailinglist:
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2010-01/0340.shtml
> The current documentation doesn't agree with how it actually behaves.
> The documentation will probably be fixed to describe the current
> behavior...
> I don't know if the behavior was different in 1.5 though.

Ah, OK. So all the permission lines that apply to a user are ORed together? That would make sense, and wouldn't affect my setup because I'm explicitly naming all users who should have access and then blocking the rest with "* =".

David Brodbeck
System Administrator, Linguistics
University of Washington
Received on 2010-02-12 18:49:43 CET

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