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Re: version control of 'hooks' directory

From: Christopher Ness <chris_at_nesser.org>
Date: 2005-06-01 20:08:20 CEST

On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 12:15 -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Greg Thomas <thomasgd@omc.bt.co.uk> writes:
> > Is there a reason why I can't make the svn-repos/hooks directory a
> > working copy of something stored in the svn-repos repository? I've
> > tried it - it seems to work, despite the horribly recursive nature of
> > it, but I'm wondering if there's a good reason why I shouldn't be
> > doing it.
>
> I don't see any reason why it would be bad, as long as you have proper
> authz controls. The security risks are obvious and are yours to
> analyze :-).

If all of your users are trusted though this would be a good way for
them to see why their commits are being rejected by the server and debug
their own problems and suggest fixes.

But of course you are writing good hook scripts that explain why things
are rejected to STDERR aren't you. ;)

Chris

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