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Re: svn:externals rights. Problems in svn:external "chain".

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-20 19:20:44 CET

Dmitry Makhno wrote:
> Hello Developers of TortoiseSVN,
>
> I have digged a lot of forums and sites, but can't find resolution for
> my problem. So I think it is an Issue of all svn clients.
>
> Please answer on my email or post it to FlySpray issue tracker.
> If additinal information required I will add it with glad.
>
> I think I found a bug in TortoiseSVN!
> TortoiseSVN 1.4.3, Build 8996 - 32 Bit
>
>
> If possible, update to the latest nightly build and see if the bug is
> still there. You can find the link to the nightly builds on our download
> page.
>
> Can't find.

Should be easy to find:
http://tortoisesvn.net/
Download page, scroll down a little. You'll find "Release Candidates"
which are nightly builds from the stable branch, and "Nightly Builds"
which are the 'real' nightly builds from our trunk.

> Q: what you did?
> A: User tried to get repository with linked svn:external chain.
>
> He hasn't access to all tiers of chain.
>
> Q: what you wanted to happen?
> A: I thought that some tiers will be passed.
> And user update whole chain except tiers he hasn't access.
>
> Q: and what actually happened?
> A: Chain is order depend. Update stops at first tier that user haven't
> access.
>
> Q: why you think it is TortoiseSVN issue?
> A: I have the same for svn.exe and sending same info to them. I ask to
> check sources for svn_server...

As you noticed, the svn.exe client has the same issue. That means it's
an issue of the Subversion library. And those have to be reported on the
Subversion mailing list (dev at subversion.tigris.org) and solved/fixed
by the Subversion devs.

Stefan

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