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Re: /etc/subversion/config has no effect.

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-05-19 02:31:15 CEST

Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b@ryandesign.com> writes:
>> I’m having a problem or think I am with our /etc/subversion/config
>> file. The local users ~/.subversion/config is applied correctly
>> but not the global server config. My question is, has anyone made
>> this work on a global scale and if yes could you help me figure out
>> what I have done wrong.
> I think you misunderstand what /etc/subversion/config is for. I
> believe it is used only when a user on that machine does not already
> have a local ~/.subversion/config. If the user does have his own
> config file already, then that is used instead.
> There is no server-side global config, if that's what you're wanting.

A setting in user config overrides the same setting in system config.
But that's not the same as "If there's any user config, then ignore
all system config"! :-)

for reference.


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