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From Kim Gräsman <>
Subject Re: Commit bot without password
Date Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:52:25 GMT
On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Branko Čibej <> wrote:
> On 12.09.2014 09:31, Kim Gräsman wrote:
>> This is not a problem for us, but it would be nice if one could
>> somehow perform authorization both before and after the precommit
>> hook.
> Did you mean authentication or authorization?

Authorization. We lock down our server occasionally by denying path
permissions to all users.

> In any case, both happen in the server (Apache or svnserve) before the
> repository code that runs the hooks is invoked, and that's not likely to
> change.

Ah, I see.

> However, nothing is stopping you from giving the commit robot different
> access rights than normal users, and even a different (possibly private)
> URL to use for commits.

Good input, thanks! We'll see what we can do with it.

- Kim

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