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RE: Feature request: inhibiting checkout for tags and branches

From: Paul Coulson <pcoulson_at_senscient.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:52:12 +0100

I don't have apxs and can't find a 64 bit version. Seems like I would also need Perl.

Is there a Windows 64 pre-compiled version of mod_dontdothat?

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-----Original Message-----
From: Konstantin Kolinko [mailto:knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com]
Sent: 30 March 2012 13:06
To: Paul Coulson
Cc: users_at_subversion.apache.org
Subject: Re: Feature request: inhibiting checkout for tags and branches

2012/3/29 coolie <pcoulson_at_senscient.com>:
> I have an inherited repo structure that has many projects with their
> own tags and branches folders.
> Users check out the whole structure as there are common lib references
> etc, but don't need to see the full contents of tags or branches
> folders, which can be massive. I would like a property svn:inhibit
> similar to svn:ignore set on the root folder that limits the checkout
> depth to immediate (or empty) for a folder anywhere in the tree
> matching the list.
>
> By setting as a property, then a new checkout will inherit this
> property and limit the checkout depth for the named folders as required.
>
> Users can then checkout particular tag versions as normal if they
> require past versions.
>
> IMHO this will make the behavior of tags more like what the SVN manual
> says is just a "user friendly name for a revision".
> You wouldn't want to check out all revisions on the trunk, so why
> check out all revisions for tags by default?
>
> This would be a really cool improvement, as I see the problem has been
> mentioned many times on this group.

mod_dontdothat ?

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/branches/1.7.x/tools/server-side/mod_dontdothat/README

BTW, why are you sending your question to "subversion_users_at_googlegroups.com" ?

The proper address of this mailing list is users.at.subversion.apache.org, http://subversion.apache.org/mailing-lists.html

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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