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From "Vallon, Justin" <>
Subject Granting full access to a directory, readonly access to path to directory, deny access to rest of tree?
Date Thu, 05 Aug 2010 15:18:18 GMT
Suppose I have a bunch of projects, and I want to grant full access to a group, but no access
to anything else.  Please don't call me anti-social.


I want to grant full access to proja to groupa, but no access to the others.  How can I do

@groupa = r
@others = rw

@groupa = rw

@groupa =

@groupa =

However, this does not scale well.  When I add projd, I need to make sure that I remove access
(@groupa=;) for all the groups that should not have access.  That is, I am practicing negative
access control (deny access), which is error prone.

Is there a way for the permissions to not be recursive, so that I could grant @groupa access
to / without it applying to /**?

We could reorg the repo (/trunk/secret and /trunk/groupa), but that seems like the tail wagging
the dog (security issues dictating repo layout).


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