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Re: Propset on non-local target?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 22:03:18 -0600

On Mar 5, 2009, at 05:56, webpost_at_tigris.org wrote:

> I have a question regarding, propset on non-local targets. I'm
> currently writing an application which uses subversion and where it
> would be very nice to be able to set properties on files directly
> in the repository, without having to check them out first. What I
> wanted to do was to set the property (not a revision property) on a
> url target in the repository. Seems that this is not possible in
> subversion, anyone here now why?
> What I want to do, basically:
> svn propset -r HEAD title test file:///link/to/file/in/repo
> It would be nice if the above would work, I mean you can due server-
> side copies in the repository, so why not set properties as well??

There is an open feature request for this:


It looks like you can already use propedit with URLs but not propset
or propdel.

If you need propset or propdel, it looks like you could use svnmucc:



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