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Re: svnadmin create and not being method agnostic

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2010d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2010 13:34:51 -0600

On Dec 24, 2010, at 23:34, Philip Prindeville wrote:

> Unfortunately, the documentation and utilities in a few places are less clear than they could be when discussing repository setup for svnserve versus svnserve+ssh versus apache.
> For instance, "svnadmin create" deposits various files there:
> conf/svnserve.conf
> conf/passwd
> which are useful for svnserve... but not for Apache access.

So if you're not using svnserve, just ignore those files.

> What about adding a --method option to "svnadmin create"?

If its only purpose would be to omit those two files above, then I don't think that's a good idea. It's not uncommon for people to change their minds about what method they want to use to serve a repository; why make it harder for users who want to switch to svnserve?
Received on 2010-12-27 20:35:42 CET

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