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Re: Auto-Props

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 18:27:18 +0200

Jon Hardcastle wrote:
> --- On Tue, 8/7/08, Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com> Subject: Re:
>> Auto-Props To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org Date: Tuesday, 8 July,
>> 2008, 3:07 PM 2008/7/8 Rob Moore <robm_at_zuken.co.uk>:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I am trying to configure my SVN repository so that any
>> .xls/.doc files are
>>> automatically added with a 'lock' property. I
>> looked in the documentation, and unless my glasses
>>> need changing I cannot see anything on how to do this,
>> please point me in the correct
>>> direction
>> I agree it's not very obvious. Your prescription is safe ;-)
>>
>> TSVN->Settings, edit subversion config file.
>>
>> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn.advanced.props.html#svn.advanced.props.auto
>>
>>
>> Note that this is a client-side feature. To enforce this on the
>> server, all you can do is add a pre-commit hook which rejects
>> addition of these files if the svn:needs-lock property is not set.
>>
>> Also, be aware that autoprops only work for new adds. Anything
>> already in the repository will need that property added manually.
>>
>> Simon
>>
>
> If you did want to add it to everyone in the repos.. then
> 'svn-apply-autoprops.py' is your friend.. atleast that is what i
> think it is called. It will require the same file as the client side
> solution (well mainly).
>
> Check out the repos, run svn-apply-autoprops.py and commit.
>
> From experience... if your repos is very massive.. break this process
> down abit...

Also, don't forget the tsvn:autoprops property:
http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-propertypage.html

If you set that on your folders, TSVN will make sure that the auto
properties are added automatically too.

Stefan

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