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From Geoff Field <>
Subject RE: SVN Query about granting access
Date Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:03:43 GMT
> From: Daniel Shahaf
> Sent: Monday, 7 April 2014 18:13 PM
> karthik kg wrote on Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 17:40:54 +1000:
> > Repository name - TTN
> > Location on the server -
> > 
> > /apps/bss/SubVersion_Repository/TTN
> > 
> > 
> > I tired editing the 
> /var/opt/app/SubVersion_Repository/NTT/conf/auth 
> > file with below parameter for providing read only access to 
> the TTN repository.
> > 
> > 
> > [repository:/NTT]
> > 
> >   d389678 = 'r'

As well as what Daniel has quite rightly said, it looks like there's a space at the start
of the line.  I seem to remember another message on this list commenting that spaces at the
start of the line might not be a good idea.

Also, Daniel doesn't say it, but the repository name doesn't look right.  Daniel's edited
version should get your user authenticated correctly.

> > But even after changing the auth file, i can see i hav 
> write access to 
> > the user d389678.
> > 
> > My query is, is there any file that needs to be updated? if yes, 
> > kindly provide us the detailed view of the parameter that 
> needs to be 
> > updated on the file.
> There isn't any other file, but you didn't edit that file correctly.
> Don't use single quotes (') in the value.  It is not 
> guaranteed to work and may stop working in future versions.
> I think you mean:
>     [TTN:/]
>     d389678 = r
>    That is: the "/" path within the repository called "TTN".
> If this doesn't work, please indicate whether you use 
> svnserve or httpd, and whether you use -r/--root (svnserve) 
> or SVNParentPath (httpd) and if so what path it is set to.

Good luck,


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