module and extended ACL

thomas veymont thomas.veymont at
Mon Oct 11 01:05:03 MDT 2010

2010/10/10 Wayne Davison <wayned at>

> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 7:57 AM, thomas veymont <thomas.veymont at>wrote:
>> As far as I know, I should setup 2 distinct modules with different
>> permissions, but sharing the same physical directory.
> Right.  That's the only solution for now.  The patch you cited (which
> should eventually be promoted to the 3.1.0dev code) does allow
> differentiation of ro/rw based on user, but some kind of user/group login is
> required (e.g. password-less anonymous access won't ever succeed for a
> module that has auth defined).
> One thing that can help out with the configuration of multiple modules is
> available if you're using the 3.1.0dev (git) release, you can use a "&merge
> file" directive to read the common settings from one place:
> [foobar]
>     &merge /some/foobar.conf
>     read only = yes
> [foobar-auth]
>     &merge /some/foobar.conf
>     read only = no
>     auth users = joe sam jane
> You'd put the "path = /whatever" (etc.) settings in the foobar.conf file.
> ..wayne..

thanks for these advices, that was helpful

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