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Re: bugtraq:url and other repository settings

From: Mark Clements <gmane_at_kennel17.co.uk>
Date: 2007-01-09 19:53:03 CET

"Stefan Küng" <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote in
message news:45A3E051.2040103@gmail.com...
> Mark Clements wrote:
> > One issue I have come up against though: We use the bugtraq:url and
> > properties to automatically hyperlink references to bugs in our log
> > messages. We added this as a property of the repository's root
> > however this only works when viewing log messages for that directory -
> > for other files/folders.
> >
> > Now, I understand how properties work in SVN, and so in a way it doesn't
> > surprise me that this is the case. I am assuming that the properties
> > to be set for _all_ directories in the repository.
> That's the best approach, yes.
> > How can I make sure that this happens? I know that auto-props don't
work on
> > directories, and that recursively adding it to the root will not help
> > new directories are added. Do we really have to add this manually to
> > directory in order to have our buglinks hyperlinked?
> TSVN will search the working copy upwards until it finds a folder with
> those properties set. If you can make sure that every user checks out
> e.g. from /trunk and not some subfolder, it's enough to set the
> properties there.

Ah - I see. So in practice it only needs to be set on folders that are
likely to be WC roots. Unfortunately that includes all sub-folders within
branches, and these are created quite often. Is there no way to
automatically get the property onto these folders?

- Mark Clements

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