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RE: Svnserve Documentation

From: McKenna, Simon (RGH) <Simon.McKenna_at_rgh.sa.gov.au>
Date: 2005-05-05 05:36:40 CEST

-> ---SNIP---
-> ...Where <literal>userfile</literal> is a file which exists
-> in the same directory as <filename>svnserve.conf</filename>.
-> This file can live elsewhere in your filesytem (useful for
-> when you have multiple repositories which require the same
-> access rights) and be can referenced using an absolute or
-> relative path.
-> ---SNIP---
-> So where does userfile live? Does it *have to be* in the
-> same directory as svnserve.conf or *may it be* elsewhere?

Sorry, that's not 100% clear...

In the example this documentation references (copied from
svnbook), userfile has to exist in the same location as
svnserve.conf - because there is no relative or absolute
path referenced.

However, as Geoff said, it can exist elsewhere, so you could
change the example to ./userfile to demonstrate this?

Caveat: if you reference an absolute path it must be done
/the/unix/way, using \ or drive letters will not work.

-> Cc'ing Simon, because he may have written this phrase :-)

Guilty as charged :)


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