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Re: reposurgeon now writes Subversion repositories

From: Martin Furter <mfurter_at_bluewin.ch>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 09:51:20 +0530

On 11/30/12 00:55, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> Ben Reser<ben_at_reser.org>:
>> The only thing that's really lacking here is a good way to pass along
>> extra property values in an easy to configure way per
>> server/repository so that you can use a client defined value to put it
>> in svn:author. I don't really see adding support for something like
>> that as terribly difficult. The only caveat I would make is that you
>> should realize the change here is a client side change and that it'll
>> take some time for users to upgrade clients (most distros are still
>> shipping SVN 1.6 over a year after 1.7 released).
>>
>> Once you have something like that, you can expose it to the hook
>> scripts and they can change the svn:author field to whatever the local
>> repository prefers. If local repositories want to store the local
>> authenticated user in a different property they can also do this.
>
> Sounds like I should write that patch to make a preferred-ID string
> available out of ~/.subversion/config, then. As soon as possible.

I wanted to reply that this should go into ~/.subversion/servers. But i
found the entry "username" in there. So just add a username entry to the
global section.

HTH,
Martin
Received on 2012-11-30 06:08:59 CET

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