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RE: RE: Directory structure for repositories

From: Glazner Ryan S Contr 412 RANS/ENR <ryan.glazner.ctr_at_edwards.af.mil>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 16:46:12 -0800

>> I have a Windows 2003 Server running Apache 2.2 with (I believe)
>> the most current Subversion. I want my SVN to look something like
>> this:
>>
>> C:\svn SVN root for SVNParentPath
>> C:\svn\Projects\ProjectA Sample repo within subdirectory of svn root
>> C:\svn\Personal\MyRepo Another sample repo parallel to the above
>> in structure
>>
>> I have this set up already on the drive, with the following Apache
>> setup:
>>
>> <Location /svn>>
>> DAV svn
>> SVNParentPath C:\svn
>> AuthType Basic
>> AuthUserFile C:\svn\svn-passwd
>> AuthzSVNAccessFile C:\svn\authz
>> Require valid-user
>> </Location>>
>>
>> With this setup, it seems I can create a new repo at C:\svn\(repo),
>> but if I try to do something like C:\svn\Projects\(MyProjectRepo),
>> Apache chops up all of the incoming URLs (i.e. http://server/svn/
>> Projects/MyProjectRepo) to read a repo named Projects. I thought
>> the SVNParentPath was supposed to allow multiple repositories under
>> it. Is there a way around this? I've been trying different things
>> with all of the different configurations for weeks trying to get
>> something like this to work.

>Subversion does not currently support this. SVNParentPath only finds
>repositories directly under the indicated directory, not repositories
>in directories under the indicated directory.

>But I think this would be a useful feature to have. I recall the
>request being made at least twice before on this mailing list. But I
>can find no ticket. It may be time to create a ticket for this.

That would certainly explain it not working. Okay, so I'm pretty much
forced to create one huge "department" repository with project branches
and possible subproject subbranches, it sounds like. I know it may be
somewhat of a tall order, but is there a simpler way of accomplishing
the goal?

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