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Re: svn: Directory '...' is missing and copy/tag issues

From: Emin.shopper Martinian.shopper <emin.shopper_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 17:46:24 -0400

Dear Experts,

I just wanted to simplify my original question:

Is there a way for a user with limited access to trunk (i.e., a user
who cannot read certain directories) to make a tag?


On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 1:58 PM, Emin.shopper Martinian.shopper
<emin.shopper_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Experts,
> I have the following problem with permissions and copy in svn:
> 1. User A has permissions to see /trunk except for /trunk/bar which is
> restricted.
> 2. User A tries to do something like "svn copy svn://server/repo/trunk
> svn://server/repo/branches/stuff", which fails with the message "svn:
> Access Denied".
> 3. User A does a local checkout of trunk (which excludes the
> /trunk/bar directory as desired)
> 4. User A does a local checkout of /branches which works fine.
> 5. User A does svn copy local-copy-of-trunk
> local-copy-of-branches/stuff which basically works but gives the
> message "svn: Directory '...' is missing"
> It seems like svn won't let user A do a remote copy of /trunk to
> /branches/stuff unless user A has permission to read ALL of trunk. Is
> this correct? If so, this is very troublesome because it prevents
> anyone without full access from making a copy or a tag of anything. Is
> there a work-around?
> Thanks,
> -Emin

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