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Re: auto-prop in /etc/subversion/config not being applied remotely.

From: Martin J. Stumpf <mjs_at_jhu.edu>
Date: 2006-08-31 16:58:56 CEST

graham.coles@the-logic-group.com wrote:
>
> The problem arises when this file's contents are commented out (as per the
> default local config file) in which case subversion just imports a .doc
> file as though no config exists, ignoring the mime type and needs-lock
> property. For some reason, it does NOT apply the settings in
> /etc/subversion/config.
>
> Is this the expected behaviour for subversion when dealing with remote
> clients or is it a bug -- I thought the whole point of the global
> /etc/subversion config settings file was to provide a default handling on
> the server where the options weren’t specified by the client.
>
Graham,
Yes, this is the expected behavior. The two tiered configuration is
invoked on behalf of the client.
The local user config just overrides the /etc/subversion/config if it is
present. There is no server side config that acts on behalf of all
remote client users as you suspect.

-Martin

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