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Re: Auto-setting properties on new files?

From: Perry E. Metzger <perry_at_piermont.com>
Date: 2004-04-28 15:46:57 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
>> One issue with autoprops, though -- it is a pain maintaining autoprops
>> files for large numbers of users. If we can't get the equivalent of
>> autoprops into the repository itself, it would be neat to come up with
>> some sort of trick to allow users config files to be conveniently
>> updated from a master copy.
> Yes, absolutely. :-) This is getting amusing. You're about the 10th
> person to follow this script:
> Q: can't props be automatically set?
> A: yes, use auto-props.
> Q: but that should be a repository setting.
> A: yes, we agree, and this feature (along with many others) is
> waiting for a repository-wide config file feature to be written first.
> Perhaps we need a new FAQ.

A section of the FAQ that included "features we understand you need
and know why you need but don't have yet and indeed fully intend to do
someday and here are some workarounds for now" would be cool. :)

Perry E. Metzger		perry@piermont.com
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