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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] LocationMatch regex with backreference?
Date Sun, 25 Sep 2005 18:30:30 GMT
On 9/25/05, Mário Lopes <> wrote:
> Hi.
> This is what I'm trying to do (put on abstract terms):
> <LocationMatch "/www/(.*)$">
>      # Set the SVN path based on what the user wrote
>     SVNPath /svn/rep/$1
>     # require group access through mod_auth_pam
>     require group $1
> </LocationMatch>
> So as you see I need a backreference to identify the repository and to
> set the required group for authentication. How can I do this? I
> haven't found any reference on how to use backreferences inside a
> LocationMatch. Using apache 2.0.53 and any help would be much
> appreciated. Thanks in advance

No, you can't do this.  I  believe you problem in the first directive
would be solved by using SVNParentPath rather than SVNPath.  The
second one might be solved  by mod_auth_svn.


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