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Re: An access permissions problem

From: David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 10:39:36 -0500

It looks like the, branches, tags, and trunk directories are at the
root of your repository. What if you create the confidential branches
under their own folder under the branches and tags directories instead
of directly under those directories?

Then, you could specify it this way:

[myproj:/trunk/ConfidentialFolder]
@myPrivilegedGroup = rw
* =
[myproj:/branches/ConfidentialBranches]
@myPrivilegedGroup = rw
* =
[myproj:/tags/ConfidentialTags]
@myPrivilegedGroup = rw
* =

On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 9:46 AM, David Aldrich <David.Aldrich_at_eu.nec.com> wrote:
> Hi
>
>
>
> We host each of our †projects in a separate svn repo and control access
> permissions via Apache.
>
>
>
> In one large project, we need to limit the visibility of a few confidential
> files.† We have done this by specifying something like:
>
>
>
> [myproj:/trunk/ConfidentialFolder]
>
> @myPrivilegedGroup = rw
>
> * =
>
>
>
> The problem with this is that the confidential files become visible to
> everyone when we create a branch. Of course, we could control the visibility
> of the branches by adding further directives but this becomes complex and
> hard to validate. So we think it is best to only set access permissions on
> entire repositories.
>
>
>
> Therefore, we think a better solution would be to put the confidential files
> in their own repo and bring them into the large project with an external.
> However, I am not sure what happens when an external canít be resolved
> because access to the external repo is denied.
>
>
>
> I would welcome any advice on this problem.
>
>
>
> BR
>
>
>
> David

-- 
David Weintraub
qazwart_at_gmail.com
Received on 2010-12-21 16:40:14 CET

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