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Re: Subversion 1.9.1 and SVNParentPath

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2015 10:18:37 +0200

On 03.09.2015 09:42, Tony Butt wrote:
> Problem: Cannot access svn repos using SVNParentPath and subversion
> 1.9.1
>
> Environment:
> Ubuntu 14.04, Apache 2.4.7, Subversion 1.9.1, mod_auth_kerb
>
> Apache config snippet:
>
> <Location /repos/>
>
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath /srv/svn/repos/
> SVNListParentPath on
>
> SVNIndexXSLT "/svnindex.xsl"
>
> # Compression options
> AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml
> SetInputFilter DEFLATE
>
> # Krb Authentication
> Include /etc/apache2/krb.conf
>
> AuthDBMType default
> AuthDBMGroupFile /srv/www/groupsdb
> <RequireAll>
> Require group software hardware
> Require valid-user
> </RequireAll>
>
> AuthZSVNAccessFile /srv/svn/access
>
>
> </Location>
>
>
> I installed the subversion 1.9.0 RC a little while back on this machine,
> all OK.
> Installed subversion 1.9.0 release Monday, had to set
> --enable-broken-httpd-auth
> to build successfully. Went to the apache config and ensured that no
> unauthenticated access was possible to the document root. All OK.
>
> I installed subversion 1.9.1 yesterday, built and installed OK.
> On testing repos access, I can browse to http://hostname/repos/ ,
> but any attempt to access http://hostname/repos/name1
> fails, with this message at the browser.
>
> "Unauthorized This server could not verify that you are authorized to
> access the document requested. Either you supplied the wrong credentials
> (e.g., bad password), or your browser doesn't understand how to supply
> the credentials required."
>
> Reverting to Subversion 1.8.13, or 1.9.0 resolves this.
> Changing the configuration top not use SVNParentPath, by specifying
> individual repositories with SVNPath resolves this too.
> Some interaction between the svnauthz changes and SVNParentPath seems to
> be broken

When you upgraded Subversion, did you also restart httpd? (Using
'apachectl graceful' or 'apachectl restart' or reasonable equivalent.)

-- Brane
Received on 2015-09-03 10:18:46 CEST

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