[SAC] SVN group for Spanish Book

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) tmitchell at osgeo.org
Tue Jun 26 13:25:47 EDT 2007

On 26-Jun-07, at 10:27 AM, Frank Warmerdam wrote:

> Lorenzo Becchi wrote:
>> dear SAC group,
>> Victor Olaya, responsible for the Spanish GIS book, made an osgeo  
>> account (volaya) and tried to commit to SVN dir [1] I've made a  
>> while ago.
>> I have no problems to commit with my user name.
>> Would it be possible to create a group for Spanish book and manage  
>> it from the ldap_group script [2]?
> Lorenzo,
> I'd like to suggest that this book just live in the same subversion
> repository used for the journal and the web site.  Creating and  
> managing
> new subversion repositories has some overhead, and I'd like to avoid
> doing it if we can just keep a bunch of related osgeo efforts all  
> in one
> place.

I agree that a single repository is fine, but is there a way to  
integrate fine-grained group-level access within the repository?  I'm  
not familiar with how group permissions work in SVN, but can we set  
up separate groups for journal, web site, book subdirectories?


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