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Re: Permissions need for deletion

From: Vacelet, Manuel <manuel.vacelet_at_enalean.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:54:56 +0200

On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 12:37 PM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:

> On 31 August 2016 at 13:28, Vacelet, Manuel <manuel.vacelet_at_enalean.com>
> wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 12:19 PM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> > - Why this behaviour changed between 1.6 and newer ?
> >> It was bug before Subversion 1.7.9. The problem was that client tried
> >> to read some information from repository root when performing remove
> >> folder. See SVN-4332 for more details [1]
> >>
> >> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SVN-4332
> >>
> >
> > I did read that but in my tests, when server is 1.6, whatever version of
> > client (1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9), cannot remove.
> >
> > When server is 1.8, behaviour change depending on client version so it
> might
> > be related to this issue (even if in all cases, the user has access to
> the
> > root).
> >
> It's could be related to HTTPv2 protocol introduced in Subversion 1.7.
> Could you provide requests log with svn server 1.6?
>
> [1] https://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.7.html#httpv2
>
>
Here we go, on client side, svn, version 1.9.3 (r1718519)

Server is svn, version 1.6.11 (r934486)
172.17.42.1 - - [31/Aug/2016:11:52:37 +0000] "OPTIONS
/svntest/fakerepo/tags HTTP/1.1" 401 501
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:37 +0000] "OPTIONS
/svntest/fakerepo/tags HTTP/1.1" 200 196
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:37 +0000] "OPTIONS
/svntest/fakerepo/tags HTTP/1.1" 200 97
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:37 +0000] "PROPFIND
/svntest/fakerepo/tags HTTP/1.1" 207 700
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:37 +0000] "PROPFIND
/svntest/fakerepo/tags HTTP/1.1" 207 325
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:40 +0000] "MKACTIVITY
/svntest/fakerepo/!svn/act/8267278f-ed0c-42db-a6c8-65f010a954c9 HTTP/1.1"
201 337
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:40 +0000] "PROPFIND
/svntest/fakerepo HTTP/1.1" 207 400
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:40 +0000] "CHECKOUT
/svntest/fakerepo/!svn/vcc/default HTTP/1.1" 201 352
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:40 +0000] "PROPPATCH
/svntest/fakerepo/!svn/wbl/8267278f-ed0c-42db-a6c8-65f010a954c9/15
HTTP/1.1" 207 469
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:40 +0000] "CHECKOUT
/svntest/fakerepo/!svn/ver/15 HTTP/1.1" 403 330
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:52:40 +0000] "DELETE
/svntest/fakerepo/!svn/act/8267278f-ed0c-42db-a6c8-65f010a954c9 HTTP/1.1"
204 -

Server is svn, version 1.8.16 (r1740329):
172.17.42.1 - - [31/Aug/2016:11:43:53 +0000] "OPTIONS /svntest/fakerepo
HTTP/1.1" 401 501
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:43:53 +0000] "OPTIONS /svntest/fakerepo
HTTP/1.1" 200 196
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:43:53 +0000] "OPTIONS /svntest/fakerepo
HTTP/1.1" 200 97
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:43:53 +0000] "POST
/svntest/fakerepo/!svn/me HTTP/1.1" 201 -
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:43:53 +0000] "DELETE
/svntest/fakerepo/!svn/txr/13-g/tags HTTP/1.1" 204 -
172.17.42.1 - alice [31/Aug/2016:11:43:53 +0000] "MERGE /svntest/fakerepo
HTTP/1.1" 200 756

> >> But according to provided authz file 'alice' has read access to
> >> repository root, so it may be different issue. Anyway, your authz file
> >> allows 'alice' to remove /tags.
> >
> > OK thanks for the info, do you know if it's documented / specified
> somewhere
> > ?
> > I tried to get this info from
> > http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.serverconfig.
> pathbasedauthz.html
> > but those rules are not described.
> >
> I'm not aware about documentation, but it seems natural that user only
> need write to resource to remove it.
>

I agree too but the point here is that behaviour changed.
Received on 2016-08-31 13:55:04 CEST

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