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Re: Subversion access control

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2011 08:04:55 -0400

On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 02:06, Andy Canfield <andy.canfield_at_pimco.mobi> wrote:
> We are running svnserve on a Mac OS X.
> I can not get the subversion server to control access. I executed the server
> by this command:
>     /usr/bin/svnserve --daemon --root=/var/svn
> --config-file=/var/svn/config/svnserve.conf
> As long as file /var/svn/config/svnserve.conf contains the original line:
>     # anon-access = read
> this command works:
>     svn info svn://localhost/sample
> Of COURSE I don't want random hackers to have read access to my source code
> !!!!!
> As soon as that line is changed to
>     anon-access = none
> the error message comes back:
>     svn: No access allowed to this repository
> (By the way, I originally changed the "#" to a space and got an error on
> that line. Apparently the keyword MUST start in the first column.)
> I have added this line to 'passwd' -
>     andy = canfield
> I have added these lines to 'authz' -
>     [/sample]
>     andy = rw
> The documentation for 'svn' says that if you don't give a user name and
> password you will be prompted for them. I have never under an circumstances
> been prompted. Even this command fails with the same error message:
>     svn info --username=andy --password=canfield svn://localhost/sample

Did you specify in svnserve.conf where your passwd & authz files are located?
Received on 2011-07-17 14:06:11 CEST

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