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Re: Subversion on a samba share

From: m christensen <dfs_at_xmission.com>
Date: 2004-09-14 15:40:13 CEST

What are they doing with this "shared working copy"?

If they are "working" in it and making changes, I think the correct
answer is not the one you asked for, but DON'T DO THAT.

Shared Working copies subvert the whole idea of revision control.


Enno Rehling wrote:

> We have a couple of people who insist on using a shared checked out
> copy of subversion. E.g. they have a samba share that they all use
> together (with default permissions for new files 660 and all users in
> the same group).
> svn update and other commands access the .svn directory and try to
> modify permissions there. The problem with taht is that only the owner
> of a file is allowed to change permission, it's not enough to be in
> the correct group.
> Is there a way to tell subversion not to play with the permission of
> files? The alternative, of forcing all samba users to the same user on
> the filesystem, isn't exactly nice.
> Enno.

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