[svnbook] r4118 committed - * en/book/ch06-server-configuration.xml...

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Revision: 4118
Author:   cmpilato at gmail.com
Date:     Fri Oct 21 10:48:48 2011
Log:      * en/book/ch06-server-configuration.xml
   Clarify that Subversion will honor access rules set on both file and
   directory paths.

Patch by: Thorsten Schöning <tschoening at am-soft.de>
           (Tweaked be me.)



--- /trunk/en/book/ch06-server-configuration.xml	Fri Oct 21 10:46:40 2011
+++ /trunk/en/book/ch06-server-configuration.xml	Fri Oct 21 10:48:48 2011
@@ -3293,7 +3293,8 @@
        One set of users may have permission to write to a certain
        directory in the repository, but not others; another directory
        might not even be readable by all but a few special
-      people.</para>
+      people.  As files are paths, too, it's even possible to restrict
+      access on a per file basis.</para>

      <para>Both servers use a common file format to describe these
        path-based access rules.  In the case of Apache, one needs to
@@ -3673,6 +3674,19 @@

+    <para>All of the above examples use directories, because defining
+      access rules on them is the most common case.  But is similarly
+      able to restrict access on file paths, too.
+    </para>
+    <informalexample>
+      <programlisting>
+harry = rw
+sally = r
+    </informalexample>
      <!-- ### FIXME: This is very Neon-specific. -->
        <title>Partial Readability and Checkouts</title>

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