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Re: tortoise/svn question

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-06-10 02:56:56 CEST

bruce wrote:
> hi...
> i can setup a svn repository to allow users to access the underlying
> folders/files. i can allow users to access the repository using
> tortoiseSVN.
> a possible structure is:
> trunk
> dev
> file1
> rev
> test
> or
> trunk
> file1
> i'm trying to determine which setup makes sense...
> my goal is to allow certain users to be assigned certain roles
> (dev/rev/test). this allows me to create a simple/basic kind of
> workflow for the file/script. only users with the given role would
> have the right to access/modify/check (in/out) the file.
> if i use separate folders, with each subfolder maching the role, it
> gets to be easy. i can simply copy the file to the next folder, and
> restrict the access rights to the folder to the given user in the
> access file. this model would work with tortoiseSVN fairly easily.
> if i use only one file, then i'm not sure how much underlying/behind
> the scenes manipulation of the user access file i'd have to do as a
> user modifies the script file. if someone with a dev role modified
> the file, i'd have to then go into the access file, and change the
> access rights to remove the person with the dev rights, and add the
> person with the rev rights...
> is there another possible way that i'm missing...

I think so. By using appropriately named branches, such as:


And when you're ready, merge or copy them to


You can achieve the same result without the debris in trunk, and trunk
becomes the "reference copy" it's normally used as.

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Received on Sat Jun 10 08:17:32 2006

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