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Re: Question about svn:externals linking within a repository

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 12:12:37 -0400

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 1:07 PM, Jason Harrison
<harrison_at_koolhausgames.com> wrote:
>
>
> Andy Levy wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 5:23 AM, Simon Large
> > <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On 11/03/2008, Jason Harrison <harrison_at_koolhausgames.com> wrote:
> >>
>
> >> > - Is my repository setup somewhat rational or totally screwy? Before I arrived here we didn't have a Trunk or Tags or Branches. All of the folders were right at the root, and people would check out the five or so that they needed to work with. Morning updates would grab way too much data.
> >>
> >> It works, but why bother with the externals? Just have artists
> >> checkout svn://repository/project/_Trunk/Art
> >> and engineers checkout svn://repository/project/_Trunk.
> >>
> >
> > Maybe in combination with directory permissions, so that the artists
> > don't "accidentally" check out more than they need?
> >
> > Couldn't you just set /project/_Trunk/Code to "Artists = " (can't see
> > the directory at all), and then tell everyone to check out
> > /project/_Trunk ?
> >
> We have Artists, Designers, Producers, Engineers, and Testers. Each
> role has a potentially different set of folders to checkout, commit to
> and work from. Hopefully there will be little confusion!
>
> Andy, I don't understand your suggest to set "Artists =" -- is this a
> property, a permission?

That's what you'd set up in your per-directory access controls on the
server. Basically - tell everyone to check out fromt he same URL, but
only give them permission to see the directories under Trunk that they
need to have.

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