having trouble syncing via svn behind corporate firewall

Clemens Lang cal at macports.org
Thu Nov 14 17:05:55 PST 2013

On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 06:57:23PM -0600, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2013, at 18:52, Richard Cobbe wrote:
> > By the way, what does that imply for the ownership of the local work
> > copy? At this point, the entire tree is owned by root:admin.  Should
> > it be owned by macports instead?
> I don’t think it has any bearing on working copy ownership. If I
> understood correctly, it was recently explained to me that the working
> copy can be owned by whoever you want. For example, it can be owned by
> your normal user account, and then you don’t even need to “sudo” when
> you “port sync”. That’s what I’m doing now and it seems to be fine.

That's correct. The ownership doesn't matter because sudo port sync
always changes to the user that owns the working copy. If you run it
without sudo, it will either work (because the working copy's owner is
the user you use), or fail immediately.

Clemens Lang

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