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Re: [TSVN] Branching question

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-08-17 20:41:31 CEST

Amir Kolsky wrote:

> How do you deal with the spaces in the relative path name? Do I have to
> revert to short DOS names?
> |
> |
> \/
> "A A" svn://...../A%20A/

Try escaping the local path too. If that doesn't work then you can only
use local folders without spaces in it.

> Anyway, going into a separate reporsitory is not really an option, it does
> not make sense... Is there a way of making the external reference remain
> local on the user's machine and not be propagated to the server.

You could set that directory as write protected. Don't know exactly how
that works with the svnserve, but with apache you would use mod_autz_svn
for that.

> Is there a way of using keywords in the external url? So that I could
> somehow qualify it per user?

No. That's not possible.

> If that won't work I'd have to go the template route... :-(

That's the best route anyway. Why don't you want to go that?

> Any other ideas would be welcomed! Have I finally found somethinging wanting
> in SVN?

Seems so. Good luck requesting this on the Subversion mailing list ;)

Stefan

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