Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of FineGrainedPageAuthzEditorPlugin


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Oct 21, 2009, 9:10:28 PM (5 years ago)
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robert_martin
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  • FineGrainedPageAuthzEditorPlugin

    v12 v13  
    77A more elaborate editor was considered where sections could be selected, then the user/group to give permission to.  However this was considered to be overly complicated and bloated.
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    9 The plugin takes the group information from the groups file and will put it at the head of the authz file so the same groups are used.  If there isn't a group file, the groups section should remain intact.  Ideally this would be a link.
     9The plugin takes the group information from the groups file and will put it at the head of the authz file so that the same groups are used.  If there isn't a group file, the groups section should remain intact.  Ideally this would be a link.
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    11 '''After creating or modifying the main group file, to include the changed group definitions the editor page should be opened and then 'Apply Changes' clicked.'''
     11'''After creating or modifying the main group file, to include the changed group definitions, the editor page should be opened and then 'Apply Changes' clicked.'''
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    1313A check that the entered text can be parsed as an ini config file is done prior to saving.
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    1516[[Image(screen.jpg, 150px)]].
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    1718The naming and positioning of this plugin may change in the light of feedback.
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     21== File Locations ==
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     23The plugin tries to find the names of the files it has to work with from the config object that reads them in from the normal config file for a Trac project,  They maybe specifed in a project specific file or an inherited one.
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     25The list of users are obtained form the account_manager object that will could have read them from password_file specified under the account-manager section.
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     27[account-manager]
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     29password_file = /some/project/directory/users
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     33For the group file it is looked for under the account-manager section and the name group_file.  If this fails it then looks under the htgroups section.
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     36[account-manager]
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     38group_file = /some/project/directory/groups
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     40or
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     42[htgroups]
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     44group_file = /some/project/directory/groups
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     47The authz policy file name is under the authz_policy policy section and the name authz_file.
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     49[authz_policy]
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     51authz_file = /some/project/directory/authzpolicy.conf
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    1954== Dependencies ==