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

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-27 11:09:58 CEST

On 3/27/07, Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com> wrote:
> The point of the patch was not to have to read any per-repository
> configuration files. It's not "overriding" the per-repository files
> since they are never even read.
>
> The bigger scope of this work was to have a Java Tomcat servlet be able
> to create thousands of repositories using JavaHL and not have to
> populate all of them with the configuration files. I would rather have
> the servlet own the configuration files and spawn a svnserve process and
> hand to it with the --config-file option the svnserve configuration
> files deployed with the servlet.
>
> This skips the whole mess of having to create symlinks, which Java's
> jave.io.File class does not support, so I'd have to shell out or use a
> native extension to Java to support.
>
> As a side effect, this has a performance improvements.

Would it be possible to delete the default files generated? Then, if
they don't exist, an error reading them can be ignored when the
--config-ifle option has been specified. That way, it's very clear the
data from the local configuration isn't used (since there isn't any).

bye,

Erik.

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