[Haifux] SVN quota

Shahar Dag dag at cs.technion.ac.il
Mon Jan 18 12:03:22 IST 2010


Writing  pre-commit script & writing a cron-job that test the quota are 
almost equal effort.
I am not sure which one is better.
What I am looking for is a tool that will enable the users check the quota 
on the svn machine


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Maxim Kovgan" <kovganm at gmail.com>
To: "Shahar Dag" <dag at cs.technion.ac.il>
Cc: "Haifaux" <haifux at haifux.org>
Sent: Monday, January 18, 2010 9:56 AM
Subject: Re: [Haifux] SVN quota

> hi Shahar!
> A possible solution if your svn repository is stored on a filesystem could 
> be
> a "pre-commit hook" script, that would basically:
> * check user's/project's repository quota against filesystem
> * act accordingly to the result, upon:
>   * OK - do commit
>   * Warning (quota threshold reached) - print the result, and commit
>   * Quota exceeded - print the result and NOT commit
> Of course take care of the return values of the script properly.
> The script may even send an email to the user, if you have email in NIS.
> I do not know how different SVN clients would respond to the
> non-standard messages in the output of SVN client.
> This is what you will have to check for yourself.
> Regards,
> M.
> 2010/1/18 Shahar Dag <dag at cs.technion.ac.il>:
>> Hello
>> I have a LINUX server (RHE 4) that among other things serves as SVN 
>> server
>> (the SVN server runs over apache).
>> Users can access their repository via https, but they can't login to the
>> server (not even with ssh).
>> To access the SVN, users must supply their NIS user name & password.
>> Every SVN repository has it's own quota limitation.
>> The question is: do SVN users have any way to test their quota?
>> (I don't want to write a cron job that warns the users when they are over
>> 80% of the quota)
>> Thanks
>> Shahar
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