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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. Gerhard