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Re: Apache and SVN subdirectories

From: Floris van der Ploeg <fvdploeg_at_xs4all.nl>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 08:35:44 +0100 (CET)

> Matthew Pounsett wrote:
>> SVNParentPath needs to refer to a repository, so in order to have
>> different repositories here you'll need something like this:
> Ummm, no. SVNParentPath points to a directory *containing* repositories
> (hence the "Parent" part). You can have multiple repositories
> underneath a single SVNParentPath, but only directly under (i.e. no deep
> directory layouts).

That's what I also thought :)

> To the original poster, you would have to have multiple Location stanzas:
> <Location /svn/Current/>
> Dav svn
> SVNParentPath D:\Repositories\Current\
> Authtype...
> </Location>
> ....

Hmm, pitty. We're building this system where we can define a "repository
type", which is stored in the "type directory". Now we've got to find a
way to reload Apache at runtime. That will be a non-svn-related problem :)

> But somehow, reading between the lines of your request, I think you
> aren't using Subversion properly. Normally, you would never "archive" a
> repository, unless you have one project per repository and when you
> retire a project, you physically move the repository out of the main
> listing.

Well... We're not archiving any repository, the folders were an example.
We want to store multiple repositories with the same name (but the
repositories have different contents), so a subdirectory is needed.

> John

Thanks for your input!

kind regards,

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