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Re: svnrdump fails when access control restrictions are in place

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2012 11:46:38 +0300

Andrew Sasak wrote on Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 16:53:14 -0400:
> When --incremental is used, dump records all changes that the user has
> access to. When --incremental is used, I think dump should dump the
> whole tree that the user has access to. I can imagine that this would
> be a non-trivial change for an uncommon use case.
>

What do you expect to happen in the following use-case:

1. the sync source URL is the repos root

2. the following authz file applies:

 [/]
 * =
 [/A/B]
 sasak = r

?

> On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 1:25 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> > When --incremental isn't used svnrdump tries to dump the full tree and
> > runs into the authz restrictions.  Do you have a suggestion for an
> > alternative behaviour?
> >
> > Andrew Sasak wrote on Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 11:58:50 -0400:
> >> svnrdump fails when access control restrictions are in place on the
> >> server and the --incremental option is not used. The message returned
> >> is "authorization failed". This does not occur when the --incremental
> >> option occurs. The svnrdump command is version 1.7.2.
Received on 2012-04-14 10:47:23 CEST

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