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Re: Using SVN with FTP Server

From: Kevin Grover <kevin_at_kevingrover.net>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 10:10:47 -0700

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 10:10 AM, Kevin Grover <kevin_at_kevingrover.net> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 9:10 AM, Navaneeth <navaneethkn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I downloaded and impressed with this program. I would like to use this
>> with FTP space. Is it possible to install SVN repository on a FTP
>> space ? I don't have access to the server, I only can access FTP
>> folder. Please help me.
>>
>> If it is not possible, can I setup a local repository on all my
>> developer's machines, and use some kind of merge to update the
>> changes ? Is it possible to do so ?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>
> To do it right, you'd have to write an ftp backup for SVN.

backup here should be 'back end'. Sorry, I noticed is milliseconds
after pressing send.

>
> Or, you could use a user space FTP client that mounts an ftp area as a
> normal disk. These probably exist for win/lin/mac, but I would not
> bet on their reliability to host an svn repo.
>
> I would NOT recommend this access method. This would be similar (but
> probably worse) to having the repo live on an NFS share.
>
> - Kevin
>

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