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Re: svn externals: 2 paths for authentication, but only one external?

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 05:45:44 +0400

Greetings, John Owens!

> In my repository, I have a path /foo and a path /bar.
> My users only fetch /foo, but I would like foo to contain bar
> when they get /foo (presumably into /foo/bar). I use svn
> externals to do this. It works great.

> I also have two authentication paths into my repository.
> One uses our campus's Kerberos authentication (let's call
> this /repository_kerberos). The second uses a password file
> (/repository_password).

> My problem is that I need to add the external as either
> /repository_kerberos or /repository_password. Either choice
> locks out the other from updating the external.

> Is there any way around this? (What I really want is a
> softlink, because the person who uses the "wrong" repository
> still has full rights to get /bar, it's just /bar is listed
> under the other authentication path and so he can't get it.)

Sorry, I can't imagine any real-world example of such scheme.
May be you should think about it some more? Probably, run some redundancy
checks on your idea?

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 17.04.2009, <5:44>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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