Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#11172 new defect

Plugin should help the user with the steps for configuring TracFineGrainedPermissions

Reported by: Ryan J Ollos Owned by: Ryan J Ollos
Priority: normal Component: FineGrainedPageAuthzEditorPlugin
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: Steffen Hoffmann Trac Release:


The plugin specifies ConfigObj in install_requires, which is a good steps in satisfying a required dependency for FineGrainedPermissions. However, there are several other steps towards enabling FineGrainedPermissions that this plugin could help the user accomplish. The steps are those described at TracFineGrainedPermissions#Configuration.

  • Create the authz file if it doesn't already exist. The default location could be $TRACENV/conf.
  • Display a message if tracopt.perm.authz_policy.* is not enabled.
  • When the authz_policy module is enabled, append AuthzPolicy to permission_policies in the [trac] section of trac.ini, if it is not already in the permission_policies list.

The aim will be to reduce the steps for installing and configuring FineGrainedPermissions to:

We should also have a link to the TracFineGrainedPermissions page at the bottom of the edit page, in the standard format and styling: Note: See TracFineGrainedPermissions for help on using fine-grained permissions.

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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

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