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RE: Synchronising svn config files on Windows PCs

From: Bert Huijben <rhuijben_at_sharpsvn.net>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 15:14:33 +0200

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com]
> Sent: dinsdag 21 april 2009 13:58
> To: David Aldrich
> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Synchronising svn config files on Windows PCs
>
> On Apr 21, 2009, at 06:24, David Aldrich wrote:
>
> > It is important for us that all our svn committers use the same
> > version of our svn config file. Most of our committers work in
> > Windows. My understanding is that svn provides no facility to push
> > a config file to users' workstations, so I would like to find a
> > Windows facility for doing this instead.
> >
> > So my requirement is for a facility that allows a Windows System
> > Administrator to push a config file to:
> >
> > %APPDATA%\Subversion
> >
> > on specified PC's.
> >
> > Please can anyone suggest how to do this?
>
> You could, of course, use Subversion to do this. Just make %APPDATA%
> \Subversion a working copy that pulls its information from somewhere
> in your repository. Users would have to run "svn up" on that
> directory periodically to obtain updates, or perhaps there is a
> Windows scheduler you could use to do so automatically.

On Windows you can also use the registry to publish Subversion settings.
When your organization uses group policies it's usually easier to use these
settings than the specific config files.

See
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.advanced.confarea.html#svn.advanced.c
onfarea.windows-registry for more details

        Bert

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