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Re: Moving asvn to its own project

From: Jörg Steffens <joerg.steffens_at_dass-it.de>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 15:22:28 +0200

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Hyrum,
Am 06.05.2010 15:29, schrieb Hyrum K. Wright:
> I've noticed you've been submitting a number of patches to asvn, which
> resides in our contrib/ tree. Thanks! As you may know, the code in
> contrib/ is considered unsupported; in fact, the most recent updates to asvn
> were over two years ago! We've been trying to help the content in contrib/
> find proper homes of their own, but for historical reasons some of that code
> is still hosted by us (though it no longer ships with our tarballs).
>
> Would you like to take the lead on finding a proper home for asvn, outside
> of the code Subversion source tree? You could move it to Google code, or
> any number of hosting providers, where you could maintain the script on your
> own, without having to worry about the core Subversion community. Does that
> interest you?

well, the reason I picked up asvn has been that I've been looking for a
solution to store file permissions inside a Subversion repository.
I've found asvn quiet quickly via google. Because of the fact that it
resides at the subversion project repository (even only in the contrib
path) I was hoping that the svn properties defined here may also be used
at other/future solutions.
I needed this for a specific project. I do not expect to use it a lot in
the future.
However, if you really want to get rid of it, I can put it into our
trac-system at https://trac.dass-it.de/pub/
There resides already a similar project called "dasscm" (wrapper around
svn to version system configuration files).
I found asvn via google by looking for "subversion store file
permissions" in some old mailing. During the past years some people had
similar requirements.
To ensure others persons will still be able to find asvn:
how would you link from the current asvn location to the new one?
Replace the asvn script with a text like "asvn has moved. It now resides
at https://trac.dass-it.de/pub/"?

regards,
Jörg

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