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Re: auto-prop in /etc/subversion/config not being applied remotely.

From: Martin J. Stumpf <mjs_at_jhu.edu>
Date: 2006-08-31 16:58:56 CEST

graham.coles@the-logic-group.com wrote:
> The problem arises when this file's contents are commented out (as per the
> default local config file) in which case subversion just imports a .doc
> file as though no config exists, ignoring the mime type and needs-lock
> property. For some reason, it does NOT apply the settings in
> /etc/subversion/config.
> Is this the expected behaviour for subversion when dealing with remote
> clients or is it a bug -- I thought the whole point of the global
> /etc/subversion config settings file was to provide a default handling on
> the server where the options weren’t specified by the client.
Yes, this is the expected behavior. The two tiered configuration is
invoked on behalf of the client.
The local user config just overrides the /etc/subversion/config if it is
present. There is no server side config that acts on behalf of all
remote client users as you suspect.


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