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Re: Enable administrator to modifiy log message of Repository

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 19:09:59 -0500

On Jun 9, 2009, at 04:59, Ramachandran, Vishwanath(IE10) wrote:

> The following properties has been enabled for the repository
> 1) Svn: log - Allow users to edit log messages
> 2) Svn: author- Allow users to edit author
> The above mentioned properties has enabled only for one
> administrator so
> that he can have the above two values
> But later, the admin want to remove the svn: author command to avoid
> changes to the author name and I have removed it. Since the svn:
> author
> is removed, his EID gets populated on notifications instead of
> name, and
> the admin wants the name back
> Would adding svn: author mean that now the author in the history
> can be
> modified again?
> I believe Author can be modified, but in the script it is written like
> user (i.e., admin) should only able to edit the logs, if that first
> condition exists we will not get author name
> While comparing user, even if we specify author it won't work
> If username has to be displayed I think we need to remove user
> condition
> also then this will applicable for all users
> What to do say? Can this be done? Please share your thoughts?

It would help if you would show us the code of the relevant hook
script, and let us know what version of Subversion you are using and
on what operating system.


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