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Re: auto-props on the server?

From: Klaus Umbach <treibholz_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 09:50:25 +0200

2008/8/25 Craig McQueen <mcqueen-c_at_edsrd1.yzk.co.jp>

> Can I comment on a sub-set of the autoprops issue -- specifically mime
> type...
> Specifically when accessing a file via an http URL link, IFF the SVN
> mime-type property isn't set, I would like to see a facility for the mime
> type to be automatically reported according to the file's extension. I.e.,
> just like a web server normally does. In many cases, it would make it
> unnecessary to manually set svn:mime-type.

Exactly this is the problem I have, too. But the only way to solve it seems
to be correct properties.

That isn't a complete solution to all autoprops issues, but it would solve
> one category of problem that many of us currently have with the autoprops
> issue.
> Is there some reason this isn't feasible?

Apache can handle this, but only if the file comes directly from the
filesystem and not when it is a "virtual" file that is generated by a


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