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Re: "cloak" a part of tree?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-07 07:32:21 CEST

Ray Johnson wrote:
> VSS has a notion of "cloaking" a directory for a user. The prevents
> recursive updates etc. from traverse that part of a larger repository.
> Given the size of our repository this is rather useful for some folks.
> We would like to do something like this in Subversion. Some how mark a
> given sub-directory in a working copy as "cloaked" or something such
> that a svn update or svn commit would not consider files in that
> directory (or it's children. Is there a way to do this with subversion?

If you're using mod_authz_svn to control read/write access at the
directory level, just turn off a user's read access to a directory. If
they checkout a parent dir, the subdirectory won't show up in the
working copy.

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Received on Fri May 7 07:33:34 2004

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