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Re: Auto-Props

From: Jon Hardcastle <jd_hardcastle_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 01:07:10 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Tue, 8/7/08, Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Auto-Props
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Date: Tuesday, 8 July, 2008, 5:27 PM
> 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
>
>

Wooooooooow

Didn't know about that... The man page is a bit thin.. So what does it do?

I set it on a directory... and it does what? :-D

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N: Jon Hardcastle
E: Jon_at_eHardcastle.com
'The writing is on the wall...'
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