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Re: Subversion fails to checkout new working set when $HOME is automounted

From: Joerg Wunsch <j_at_uriah.heep.sax.de>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:23:23 +0100

As Daniel Shahaf wrote:

> Joerg Wunsch wrote on Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:18 +0100:
> > Would having at least an option to "svn co" that does just not
> > traverse upwards (for those who know what they are doing) be a
> > compromise?
>
> In general, we don't like adding options, [...]

Understood.

> Could we look for a solution that doesn't involve explicit user input?
> For example, given «svn co $URL $dir», we could search only in
> ancestors that are writable by the current user (in the sense of
> access(W_OK)). That would generally cause the $HOME behaviour Jörg
> proposed, but without special-casing $HOME.

Sounds reasonable to me.

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