[cvsnt] Undo Commit?

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Fri Jun 15 11:58:05 BST 2007

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Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Gerhard Fiedler wrote:
>> I don't think there's a good reason to leave :local: mode active. This
>> is one thing I agree with you -- unless I miss something. But I can't
>> see an application that would require :local: mode. The cited
>> combination indeed sounds dangerous. But take :local: away, and that
>> problem is solved... I think taking admin away is trying to fix the
>> wrong end of the problem. At least I would have to start looking for
>> another tool then. 
> As a developer local mode is good for testing, but other than that I
> agree with you...  

While I was writing I sort of thought of something like this :)

> evs doesn't have an admin command... if it does sprout one it'll be a
> module that's part of the web administration not part of the command
> line.  Of course people are free to delete revisions if they have admin
> access to the database (although getting it right isn't necessarily
> trivial) personally I'm more inclined to build in controls at the server
> level to make the operation unnecessary (ACLs that say only certain
> users can commit .exe files for example).

In my case, this still wouldn't help me. I don't have any unnecessary
commits -- it's just that after some time, they become obsolete, and big.


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