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From Nico Kadel-Garcia <nka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Making an (external) working copy readonly
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2015 12:53:48 GMT
On Fri, Feb 20, 2015 at 7:05 AM, Niemann, Hartmut
<hartmut.niemann@siemens.com> wrote:
> Hello!
>
>
>
> I would like to prevent accidental commits into subdirectories that are
> svn:external in our development projects.
>
>
>
> If I understand the documentation correctly, a svn:external is a complete
> and independent working copy
>
> on its own.
>
> Is there a way to make such svn:externals read-only?

The easiest is to tie it to a specific tag. That requires write access
for *someone* who runs the third party repo to set up tags.


> If not:
>
> Would it be feasible to add a ‘this complete working copy does not allow
> commits’ flag to a working copy,
>
> and to set that flag when svn:external creates a working copy for a fixed
> revision?
>
>
>
> All solutions I found so far rely on the server-side pre-commit hook (refer
> only to ‘tags’ directories and
>
> block commits based on the path), which does not fit well in the way our
> projects are structured at the moment.
>
>
>
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen
> Dr. Hartmut Niemann
>
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