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Re: [Subclipse-users] Basic Questions

From: Rhino <rhino1_at_sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 10:47:23 -0500

On 2011-12-05 08:43, Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 4, 2011 at 8:34 PM, Rhino<rhino1_at_sympatico.ca> wrote:
>
>> I've started by looking for Subclipse tutorial and have skimmed a few
>> different ones. If I'm understanding them correctly, Subclipse depends
>> on TortoiseSVN being installed somewhere because Subclipse is just an
>> Eclipse client for TortoiseSVN. Is that right? In other words,
>> TortoiseSVN and nothing else needs to be the backend for Subclipse, if I
>> can put it in those terms.
> I am not sure where you got that impression. Subclipse and
> TortoiseSVN are both Subversion clients. They are peers. One does
> not require the other. TortoiseSVN is an excellent general purpose
> Windows client for SVN. If you are running on Windows, I would
> certainly recommend installing it, but Subclipse does not care if you
> have it installed one way or the other.
Thanks for clearing that up, Mark!

If you have a look at the second paragraph on this webpage, which was
the newest Subclipse tutorial I found, and read the second paragraph, I
think you'll see why I thought TortoiseSVN needed to be part of the
equation: http://www.javahotchocolate.com/tutorials/subclipse.html. From
what you're telling me now, I'm guessing that the author just meant that
if you wanted to look at your repositiories outside of Eclipse, you'd
need something else, like TortoiseSVN.
> You should read the first two chapters of the SVN book. You should
> read all the book, it is an easy read. But the first two chapters
> will give you a good foundation. I would read them more than once.
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/index.html
>
I will start that process right now....
> You need a Subversion server to host your Subversion repositories.
> You should not try to use a network share for this. If you have a
> server available, you can download and install Subversion Edge which
> makes it easy to get a server running and available to your clients
> via http://
>
> http://www.open.collab.net/products/subversion/getit.html
>
Thanks for the suggestion. I'm very glad I asked here before shooting
myself in the foot :-)
> It sounds like an online hosting service for Subversion might be
> better though. There are a lot of those out there. I would start
> with Codesion:
>
> http://codesion.com/products/personal-plan?toggle=pricing
>
Hmm. I may be able to get away with the free (100 MB) account for now
but I haven't tallied up the volume of my code yet. Money is very tight
right now so I'm wondering if there are any free services where I could
put my code and still expect it to be secure and backed up? At least
until I can afford a paid service.

--
Rhino
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