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Re: Ways to keep users from checking out too much.

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-02-22 23:02:09 CET

On 2/22/06, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
> Garrett Rooney wrote:
>
> > Honestly, I don't care one way or another if they can --force it or
> > not. Checking out trees that large puts an unacceptable amount of
> > strain on a public resource in this case, I just want to be able to
> > stop them from making silly mistakes that require administrator effort
> > to block, and reserve the admin effort for the cases where people are
> > actually doing this kind of thing on purpose. If they can add --force
> > and make it work, that's nice, but it's not really a showstopper IMO.
>
> Um... aren't you the guy that just implemented the equivalent of
> 'svnadmin dump' over the RA layer? Does that not generate a similar
> level of system strain?

Sure, but that's actually less strain than the way people were doing
the same thing before I implemented that. It's more effort to do the
job via diff than via replay ;-)

-garrett

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