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Re: using properties as keywords and ACL questions

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2003-09-20 15:25:20 CEST

Justin Hammond wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm just trying out subversion at the moment and have been playing
> around with it a bit on after importing a existing cvs repository.
> I have a few questions that are not to clear to me at the moment.
> 1) Can i create a property and use it as a "keyword" in a files?
> eg, using the examples in the subversion book, could I create a
> copyright property, and using svn:keywords property, get it workign with
> substitution in the file

Nope. There is no way (at the moment) to define custom keywords. In
the future we might have such functionality (personally I want to be
able to support the custom named Id keywords the various BSD unix groups
use), but it's a way post-1.0 feature at this point.

> 3) I tried both the vcp and cvs2svn script when importing my cvs
> repository, but as mentioned, both don't support tags and branches yet.
> I've got a *TON* of tags and quite a few branches, I'm just wondering if
> anybody found a way to get these imported as well, without doing it
> manually?

What version of cvs2svn did you try? I was under the impression that it
now supported tags and branches...


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