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RE: Readonly externals

From: Nick Vaughan <n.vaughan_at_codestuff.net>
Date: 2007-02-19 19:36:06 CET

> >
> > Couldn't this be solved with fine-grained authorization? In other
> > words, checkout TheProduct as a particular user, but then make sure
> > that same user has no write permission to the sharedlibs location?
>
> The question is not on the server but on the local machine -
> that is, having the local files being read-only because it is
> from a read-only external.
>
> Thus, this is a client-only type of feature.
>

Exactly, much like the svn:external propery is client-side feature
anyway. It would just be a case of being able to have the svn client
mark the "checked out"/updated files as readonly if the svn:external had
a specific flag attached (not -r as that's already used!).

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