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Re: DAV props -- how to proceed?

From: Joe Orton <jorton_at_btconnect.com>
Date: 2001-07-07 00:52:03 CEST

On Fri, Jul 06, 2001 at 05:40:39PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> > * Assume we want to hide them. Fine. Then they'll be stored as
> > secret "wc props". But that means *every* RA layer needs to
> > filter them out when reading the repository (so they can be stored
> > differently on the client side.) Isn't this icky?
> Of course, another possibility is that we could make libsvn_wc
> automatically filter live vs. dead props, and store them in different
> places. But that's also kinda icky.

Ah, I was going to avoid this issue completely*, and just map SVN
user-supplied properties (from 'propset' or whatever) into (dead)
properties on the DAV server in the 'SVN:custom' namespace. Then, ra_dav
ignores all live and dead properties when fetching from the server
except those in 'SVN:custom' and the other ones it knows about.


* = hide my head in the sand

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