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Re: [GNUe-dev] Savannah and CVS

From: Warren Turkal
Subject: Re: [GNUe-dev] Savannah and CVS
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 08:02:15 -0600
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On Sunday 14 December 2003 07:41 am, Jan Ischebeck wrote:
> To sum up the recent talks on IRC, it seems like almost everybody is ok
> with the idea of using subversion instead of cvs. Although moving the
> history from savannah cvs to subversion would be easy, there is no way
> to commit all new changes back to cvs. (especially in cases of directory
> moves etc.). That would mean that cvs could just provide a kind of up to
> date snapshots, but no real change history any more. There was no
> discussion about the way to setup subversion (i.e. using apache2 dav or
> svn+ssh), it was just made clear that viewcvs supports subversion.

You should use the dav access method if at all possible. It allows all of the 
authentication backends available to apache. Without major contortions, svn
+ssh requires full user accounts for users that should only have access to 
the repository.

Warren Turkal
President, GOLUM, Inc.

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