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From Daniel Shahaf <danie...@elego.de>
Subject Re: Feature request: allow for relative working copy paths in svn:externals definition
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2012 11:46:05 GMT
Humm, Markus wrote on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 12:13:28 +0100:
> Hello,
> 
> thanks for your answer.
> 
> While it is nice that you have concerns about my security in case
> I should have to deal with malicious servers, I would prefer to have
> a choice. Maybe some setting wich allows me, based on the server URL
> (or if that's too complicated for a start), to allow ../ in local

I agree.  While the default should be to disallow any modifications
above the working copy root, I don't see a reason not to make it an
opt-in feature.

> What do I need to do to get this feature? Where do I need to lobby for
> it?

The best thing you could do is head over to the dev@ list, drive
a design discussion, get consensus on it, and ideally also be willing
to implement it (or to hire someone to do so):

    http://subversion.apache.org/contributing#code-design

Alternatively, you could record your request in our issue tracker:

    http://subversion.apache.org/reporting-issues.html

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