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Re: reposurgeon now writes Subversion repositories

From: Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 15:43:43 +0200

Philip Martin wrote on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 13:27:09 +0000:
> Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de> writes:
>
> > Specifically, the server code special-cases svn:author and svn:date ---
> > an administrator would have to use a pre-commit hook (or patch the
> > server) to avoid those being set from the authentication info and system
> > clock.
>
> - for RA access (a network client like svn) the server sets both
> svn:author and svn:date, the client has no control.
>
> - for FS access (a filesystem client like svnadmin) the server sets
> svn:date and the client controls svn:author.
>
> svnadmin load is not as efficient as it could be as it has to do a
> revprop change after each commit to set svn:date.

And replay() users (svnrdump/svnsync) need to set both date and author.
Received on 2012-11-29 14:45:05 CET

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