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RE: svn export lists inaccessible files

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 18:10:21 -0500

> I use tortoise SVN for subversin access:
> I think tortoise use svn export --force --depth immediate URL to list
> directory contents in their browser
> and svn checkout URL for checkouts.
> This means the browser displays directories to which content access is
> denied, and which will not be checked out.
> E.g.,
> User U has r access to folder A and subfolder B, but no access to
> subfolder C.
> In the browser, at URL for A, U can see icons for both B and C (though
> contents of C will appear empty).
> If  U does checkout to a disk directory for A, U will get subdirectory B
> and its contents but no subdirectory C.
> Is there a configuration I can do so svn export will not display directory
> C in this example?

If this isn't a FAQ it should be. Path based auth in SVN prevents the user from getting to contents of a folder... but it doesn't hide the folder. I'm pretty sure there is an SVN jira issue for this.

BOb

Received on 2010-03-05 00:10:02 CET

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