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Re: Access svn with normal webdav clients and branching

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-03-19 20:30:11 CET

On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 12:11:17PM -0600, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
>
> > "Gerald Richter" <richter@ecos.de> writes:
> > > 1.) Is it/will it be possible to access a svn repository somehow with a
> > > webdav client that doesn't knows anything about versioning, e.g. every PUT
> > > will simply create a new revision , GET will simply retrieve the head
> > > revision etc.?
> >
> > Greg Stein can answer this better. Some operations will be possible,

Ben's got it nailed below. Short answer, "SVN 2.0"

> > others won't (for now at least). He knows which ones will work and
> > which ones won't, since he implemented mod_dav_svn, the server side of
> > our WebDAV implementation.
>
> In WebDAV/DeltaV language, I believe this is known as
> "auto-versioning". It would allow your dumb (non-deltaV-aware) Win32
> or OSX dav-browsers to just 'drag and drop' files into the repository.
>
> Currently, mod_dav_svn doesn't support this feature, though it's
> planned for SVN 2.0. It wouldn't be that hard to implement, really.
> (I've thought about doing it for fun. :-)

CHeers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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