Moving to SubVersion

Michael Goettsche mail at
Tue Oct 12 12:06:29 BST 2004

On Tuesday 12 October 2004 13:01, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> On Sunday 10 October 2004 18:55, Helio Chissini de Castro wrote:
> > A 12 Gb database, 4 distro releases with more then 5000 packages was
> > enough stability for ust at Conectiva.
> > And yes, we had update a lot of times in the past, since we are one of
> > the oldest beta testers of subversion, but we run out of problems for a
> > long time.
> > Just FYI, see how we can handle out things with subversion:
> >
> Can you identify all commands that are not easily revertable? For example I
> notice that it is possible to change existing log entries, so if a SVN
> account of a developer gets hacked by a bad guy he could potentially wipe
> out all commit logs. Do such changes trigger notifications? Is it possible
> to disable features like that?
> Cheers,
> Waldo

This feature is only enabled when the pre-revprop-change hook exists. If the 
hook does not exist, users can't change this properties. 
Even if the hook exists, protection against such changes can be implemented.


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