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From Krist van Besien <krist.vanbes...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: Apache error if using Basic AuthType under Location directive
Date Mon, 16 Nov 2009 13:22:44 GMT
On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 10:53 AM, André Warnier <aw@ice-sa.com> wrote:
> LuKreme wrote:
> ...
>
>>
>> To do hat you want though, the simplest solution is to put a htaccess file
>> in the folder you want to protect.
>>
> No, it is not, because in the OP's case there is not really a directory to
> protect and to put a .htacess file inside of.
> It is a URL that needs protecting, so it has to be done via a <Location>
> section.
> Unfortunately, if the Ophas no access to the Apache configuration files,
> then he has a problem.

WebSVN is a set of PHP scripts, that you install somewhere on your filesystem.

So technically the OP could just dump the following .htaccess file in
the top WebSVN directory:

AuthType Basic
AuthName "Repository svn"
AuthUserFile /home/liberenote/svn/materiale.passwd
Require valid-user

Krist




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