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Re: "Invalid authz configuration" verbose?

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 13:45:14 +0200

On Friday, November 04, 2011 12:15 PM, "Alvaro Gonzalez" <agonzale_at_cern.ch> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have encountered from time to time the problem that someone (or an
> script) modified an authz file in such a way that it blocked the access
> completely to the repository:
> "Invalid authz configuration"
> my question is, is there any way to have a better error report of the
> problem? I often have problems in some authz files which are very long,
> and it is not trivial to find the problematic group.
> Do you have any suggestion?

Use the svnauthz-validate tool (probably packaged in the 'svn-tools' package of your OS, or 'make svnauthz-validate install-tools' if you build from source).

Send patches against libsvn_repos/authz.c that add the section name, key name, line number, etc to the error message.



> Cheers
> --
> Alvaro Gonzalez Alvarez IT/PES-IS
> CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research
> Phone: 0041 22 76 77 118
> 1211 Geneva - Switzerland, CERN Office: 31/1-026
Received on 2011-11-04 12:45:47 CET

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