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RE: svn commit: rev 4447 - trunk/doc/book/book

From: <josef.wolf_at_siemens.com>
Date: 2003-01-20 12:37:06 CET

Karl Fogel wrote:

 A better solution to automating repository creation is to provide
 scripts that wrap 'svnadmin create', and take care of copying hooks
 and whatnot. We could ship with one of these scripts, and it would
 make a good example for admins who need to write their own.

Please take a look at the svn-admin CGI I posted to this list about
two weeks ago. It had a concept of templates, which can define initial
files/dirs. In addition, it can set template properties to those
objects. It also registers itself as hook script and offers an UI to
configure commit-acces and commit-email settings. It is not ready for
production usage yet, but I think it has enough functionality to show
the concept I had in mind.

Solving the template-issue with a cgi has one additional benefit: you
no more need to log into the server just to create a repo or to fiddle
around with the access permissions.

I would like to adapt this script to your requirements so that it could
find its way into the tools subdirectory of the subversion distribution.
But unfortunatly, I received no comments about it. Instead you core
developers waste your time and duplicate already existing functionality.

Maybe the core-team should not waste their time with things like that?

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