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Re: Proposed addition to the notes on FSFS repos.

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-08-29 21:38:49 CEST

Janne Johansson <jj@it.su.se> writes:
> prompt> svn diff .
> Index: fsfs
> ===================================================================
> --- fsfs (revision 15957)
> +++ fsfs (working copy)
> @@ -225,6 +225,14 @@
> evolve to allow NFSv2-compatible locking, or perhaps just basic O_EXCL
> locking, as a repository configuration option.
>
> +If you are hosting your FSFS-based repository in AFS and want to give
> +out anonymous access to it, you need to allow locking in the locks/
> +directory in addition to readonly rights.
> +The rest of the repository can have regurlar "rl" rights given to
> +system:anyuser, but the locks/ directory needs "rlk" in order to
> +make anonymous checkouts work. If you don't allow locking in the
> +locks/ directory, svn will refuse to check out from the repository.
> +
> Note: Backups
> -------------

I think notes/fsfs is not the best place for this information. Users
and administrators don't usually read stuff in notes/, it's more meant
for developers of Subversion.

Instead, a new FAQ entry and/or a patch to svnbook.red-bean.com would
be the best thing. Do you have time to make these? If so, see
http://subversion.tigris.org/mailing-list-guidelines.html#patches.
If not, no problem, just thought I'd try :-).

Thanks,
-Karl

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