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Re: Recurse SVNParentPath Subdirectories?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-22 23:32:31 CET

On Nov 22, 2004, at 3:20 PM, Flanakin Michael C SSgt HQ SSG/ENED wrote:

> Well, considering I haven't heard from anyone on whether or not this
> is possible, I'm going to assume that it is not. If has or hasn't
> tried it, please let me know your final conclusions so that I can at
> least have some sort of idea where to take this issue. If I haven't
> heard anything by tomorrow morning, I'll be posting it as an issue on
> the Subversion tracker. Thanks!

It's not possible. When mod_dav_svn sees the SVNParentPath directive,
it just mindlessly appends the component immediately following the
<Location> to the SVNParentPath, and tries to open a repository there.
There's no recursion going on.

Maybe this mindlessness can be extended, so that if appending the 1st
component doesn't work, it tries appending the 2nd component, and so
on. I'd ask on the dev@ list, to see if there are any problems or
objections to such a feature. Definitely do that before filing an
enhancement request in the issue tracker.

(AFAIK, you're the first person to ever ask for such a thing. I've
been reading this list for over four years.)

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