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Re: Tool to update file props based on auto-props

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-09-19 07:06:04 CEST

On Sep 14, 2007, at 14:33, Andy Levy wrote:

> On 9/14/07, Jason Winnebeck wrote:
>> Jason Winnebeck wrote:
>>> I'd like to have a tool that can help manage autoprops
>> Seriously, I looked for an hour and immediately after sending the
>> mail I
>> found the svn_apply_autoprops script at
>> http://svn.collab.net/viewvc/svn/trunk/contrib/client-side/
>> svn_apply_aut
>> oprops.py?view=markup
>> I could probably use this as a base for how I want it to work.
>> Looking
>> at its documentation it doesn't seem to do exactly what I want, it
>> just
>> blindly applies propset for any properties. However, it does do it
>> on a
>> WC, so I can preview the operations before committing, in case there
>> were any manual overrides.
> svn_apply_autoprops does OK, but there are a couple thigns to be
> aware of:
> 1) It'll erase any existing props on files. So, if you have props that
> don't match your auto-props, and you like them...ouch.
> 2) It doesn't like filenames with spaces in them. I tried, a long time
> ago, to tweak it to work better with this but didn't get too far.
> I'm not sure if what's in the official SVN repository represents the
> current latest & greatest state of the script.

Someone rewrote that script a couple years ago; maybe this version is


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