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Re: Can I definine automatic property setting at a repository level

From: Joshua Varner <jlvarner_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-25 22:16:38 CEST

On 9/16/05, Robert Bune <oik6ukj02@sneakemail.com> wrote:
> I have recently started evaluating Subversion and think it is an
> excellent product, and very different to CM Synergy which I currently
> use. There is a wide range of projects that I need to maintain under
> source control for which I plan to setup multi repositories each
> containing mmultiple projects. The nature of some projects suits the
> default copy-modify-merge model whereas others require to follow the
> lock-modify-unlock model.
>
[snip]
>
> Having read the latest 1.2 book I have discovered that I can use the
> svn:needs-lock property to enforce the locking model, but I want this
> to be automatic for all projects within a given repository. The book
> suggests that automatic properties apply to the Subversion install and
> can not be configured at repository or project level, please can you
> confirm this is the case and if so please consider it for inclusion in
> a future release.
>
You can use autoprops to automatically add properties to files when
they are imported, but this is a client side option. You cannot add these
properties automatically at the server end, but ou can enforce such
a policy, by rejecting any files with out svn:needs-lock from repos
that require that.

Josh

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