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Re: [PATCH] svnserve to use a global configuration file

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2007-03-27 01:00:03 CEST

On 3/26/07, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:
> While I haven't reviewed this patch thoroughly, from the description
> I'm not in favor of it. Rather than having the global configuration
> file override any values specified for per-repository configuration,
> shouldn't this work the other way around, as it does for our client
> library configuration files? Per-repository configuration should be
> overlayed on top of a global configuration file.

My thoughts were similar. From Blair's comments in STATUS, it seems
like a major incentive here is to not require parsing config on every
svnserve access. I'm not sure if this optimization saves much, but
perhaps the best way to handle this is to make a global config file
which is overridden by per-repo files, and a new global-only
configuration option "ignore-repository-configuration"?


David Glasser | glasser_at_mit.edu | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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