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From Andy Levy <>
Subject Re: Blocking root from SVN repository
Date Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:18:55 GMT
On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 11:15 AM, Andreas Krey <> wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:08:14 +0000, Zé wrote:
> ...
>> I don't see your point.  There's also a likelihood that those accidents
>> can happen on a remote server.
> The difference being that anybody can accidentally do a rm -rf on the
> part after the file - anybody who can work with the repo.
> In a server setup, only the server admin account could do so, and
> only when the admin is logged onto the server.
>> But regarding my question, if file:// is not intended to be used, as you
>> and Stefan Sperling argued, then what are the available options for
>> those who need a version control system and can't set up a server?
> When you have a machine to place the file:// to, you also have
> something to run a server on.

I could (although it would be a horrible idea) put a repository on a
file server and access it with file://, but I don't have the ability
to run a proper server on that (nor would I want to mix roles in such
a way).

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