How to set up SVN+SSH with path-based authorisation

This tutorial describes the rationale for using SVN+SSH to secure your SVN installation and how to setup a path-based authorisation mechanism
Added by Anthony Callegaro over 7 years ago

This tutorial has been written hoping that people looking to setup a path-based authorisation mechanism with their SVN+SSH repository will not waste as much time as I did debugging svnserve to understand why the subversion documentation states it wasn't possible. I originally intended to write a patch for svnserve that adds that functionality only to discover that the documentation is misleading. Path-based authorisation is very easy to set up, it just needs a specific configuration.

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