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Re: Branching Questions

From: Phil Pinkerton <pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 10:49:59 -0400

On 7/1/2011 9:57 AM, Andy Levy wrote:
> Please stop top-posting. The convention on this mailing list is to
> bottom- or inline-post, and quote the relevant portions you're
> responding to.
>
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 09:43, Phil Pinkerton<pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Interesting,
>>
>> Can you (or anyone else) provide a few scenario examples from your
>> experience (not related to horses and besides those given in the
>> svnbook.red-bean)?
> What are you looking for, exactly?
>
> If you need to restrict all access to a path, including read access,
> then you need to use Subversion's built-in path-based authorization or
> possibly some Apache configuration tweaks. The links you were given
> describe this very well - it's up to you to read& understand how they
> apply to your environment.
>
> If you need to restrict write access, you can use path-based
> authorization or a hook script. One script commonly used for this is
> svnperms.py svnperms.py requires more setup, but allows for wildcards
> and finer-grained control.
>
> If you're asking someone to show you a reference implementation,
> everyone's implementation of access control is a little different;
> it's best if you understand *how* it works and then how you can apply
> it to your environment.
>
>> On 7/1/2011 8:11 AM, Tony Sweeney wrote:
>>> Sorry, that's a common British idiom which obviously doesn't travel.
>>> Racehorses vary in strength, speed, stamina and temperament; some race
>>> horses do better in "heavier going" (i.e. a softer, muddier track), some
>>> race faster on a dry course, and of course racecourses vary in length.
>>> So there's no single answer to "which is the best horse", as there are
>>> "horses for courses". Makes sense now? Which approach you take to (3)
>>> depends on the existing customer set up. There are a number of
>>> tradeoffs, so there's no single right answer.
>>>
>>> Tony.
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Phil Pinkerton [mailto:pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com]
>>> Sent: 01 July 2011 12:45
>>> To: Tony Sweeney
>>> Cc: Subversion User List
>>> Subject: Re: Branching Questions
>>>
>>> Thanks for the quick response.
>>>
>>> However I have no clue what you mean by Horses for courses.
>>>
>>> and I certainly cannot reply to my clients question with such an answer.
>>>
>>> On 7/1/2011 7:03 AM, Tony Sweeney wrote:
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Phil Pinkerton [mailto:pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com]
>>>> Sent: 01 July 2011 11:58
>>>> To: Subversion User List
>>>> Subject: Branching Questions
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 1. We are creating branch out of previous branch, if we want to delete
>>>> a old branch or archive it how it will impact the current branch ?
>>>>
>>>> It won't
>>>>
>>>> 2. There is no limit on number of branches you can create, is this
>>>> true ?
>>>>
>>>> Effectively.
>>>>
>>>> 3. What is the best way to lock the Trunk so only certain users can
>>>> access it, using Hook Script or using admin tool?
>>>>
>>>> Horses for courses.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Phil
>>>>
>>>>
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> I was simply following the responce format to my orignial email, I understand about bottom response, but thing change so I just followed what I recieved.
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