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Re : CGI

From: Timothee Besset <timo_at_ttimo.net>
Date: 2003-01-05 18:04:53 CET

A similar module for webmin would be sweet ..

TTimo

On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 01:51:03PM +0100, Josef Wolf wrote:
> Hallo!
>
> About two months ago I announced a CGI for repos administration. (look
> at http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgId=207634
> for my original announcement).
>
> Well, it took somewhat more than the estimated two weekends. But after
> a lot of hacking (script have grown from 300 to 1400 lines) on my
> christmas holidays, I think the time has come to release it to the
> community.
>
> Maybe someone could add it to the tools subdirectory of the
> subversion repository? Since it is a CGI as well as a hook-script, I
> am not sure whether it belongs to tools/cgi or to tools/hook-scripts.
> Maybe it should get its own directory, so I could split it into
> several pieces/modules?
>
> The question is whether I should post it directly to the list (about
> 1300 lines) or should I rather mail it to a specific person with
> commit permissions who will commit it into the repository?
>
> Here is a short description of the functionality of the script:
>
> With this CGI you can do most of the day-by-day administration of your
> subversion server without the need to log into the server. You simply
> fire up your favourite www-browser and go ahead.
> With this CGI it is also (fairly) simple to set up networked repositories.
>
> Features:
> - You can create new repositories. When creating a new repository, you
> can choose one of the (previosly defined) templates for this new repos.
> The template defines any initial files, directories, property settings
> and pre-commit/post-commit definitions (such as access permissions
> and commit-email).
> - You can add/delete users to the svn-passwd and change their passwords.
> Every user can change its own password, of course.
> - You can define which users have access (read/write) and which ones have
> administration permissions to which repositories.
> - The CGI registers itself as [pre|post]-commit-hook. This way it is able
> to implement access restrictions, send commit-emails and do
> database-backups after every commit.
> - You can browse/edit commit-logs in a (IMHO) more convinient way than
> tweak-log.cgi does.
> - You can quickly browse which changes any commit does to the repository.
> - It is already prepared for support of different languages (currently
> english and german).
>
> --
> -- Josef Wolf -- jw@raven.inka.de --
>
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