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From trentb...@gmail.com (Trent W. Buck)
Subject Re: Breaking up a monolothic repository
Date Tue, 10 Sep 2013 03:37:58 GMT
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell@gmail.com> writes:

> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 7:23 PM, Trent W. Buck <trentbuck@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2012c@ryandesign.com> writes:
>>
>>> As someone used to Subversion's usually sequential revision numbers,
>>> that bugs me aesthetically, but it works fine.
>>
>> I think that's the crux of it.
>
> Have you checked if the users have/need anything (emails, ticket
> system, etc.) that refer to specific revisions or the history of
> changes made there?   It seems kind of drastic to throw that away
> because you think the numbers aren't pretty enough.

That is an extremely valid point.  I'll check.

>>Also part of the reason to split up the
>> repos is to make access control easier, and it looks bad if Alice (who
>> should have access to project 1 but not project 2) can see Bob's old
>> commit metadata to project 2, even if she can't see the commit bodies
>> after the split.
>
> How does this work now in the combined repository?

Right now, they don't have it with the combined repo.  Anyone in the svn
group can read everything.  (This is one of the reasons they want to
break up the single repo into per-project repos.)


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