AuthzSVNAccessFile and SVNListParentPath - examples in Chapter 6 are misleading
mcurtayne at hotmail.com
Sat May 20 07:30:42 CDT 2006
Firstly thanks for the great svn reference. However, if the examples for
configuring Apache in Chapter 6 are followed, it results in an
authentication error when using the 'SVNListParentPath on' and the
'AuthzSVNAccessFile' options together and attempting to view a list of the
To correct the examples in this chapter, the location directive needs to be
set as follows: <Location /svn/> - note the trailing / after svn (currently
the examples read <Location /svn>).
Making this change has the side effect of requiring the user to use the URI:
<server>/svn/. The URI: <server>/svn will no longer work.
Just to underline I'm not the only one to find this issue, see the thread
Eventually a contributor to the thread also reaches the same conclusion I
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