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Re: Auto-Props

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 20:57:31 +0200

Andy Levy wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 12:27, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>
> Is that new with 1.5, or will 1.4.x versions of TSVN honor that as well?

That is new with 1.5, 1.4.x versions of TSVN won't know about that.

Stefan

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