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RE: Few questions

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 12:23:13 -0400

> 1. Can i limit the usage for certain user in Subversion? For example, i am
> only allow UserA to do branching and other users can't do branching.

Not out of the box... but you can use a server hook script to do this. I think there is one floating around written by a buy on the svn mail list that you can specify rules like this in an ini file.

> 2. When I try to merge the changes in my branch code back to the trunk,
> let
> say i have modified 10 files in the branch, can i selectively choose file
> 1,
> 3 only to merge back to trunk? How can i do that? I am using TortoiseSVN
> as
> the client tool.

No... you can selectively choose by revision not file. If you commit 1 file in that revision then it is one file. I think the best practice is to make sure each commit is a single fix or feature or whatever to help here.

> 3. Blame features. Currently the blame feature is only target for the
> changes make by certain people. Wondering what will happen if somebody
> deleted certain line of code in the files, how the blame feature will work
> then?

Hmm.. good question... no idea on that one.

There are really all svn questions rather than TSVN question. If you have more generic question like this you might favor the svn list.

BOb

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