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Re: Regarding Migration to SVN.

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 13:45:42 +0100

2009/7/23 Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 07:14, Gaurav<gaurav.lakh_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear ALL
>>
>> In our environment we are using BugTracker.Net,CruiseControl.Net,Nant
>> with Vss 2005.
>> But since VSS can not be integrated with CCNet and Bugtracker, so, we
>> want to migrate from
>> VSS to SVN.
>>
>> Now i read that SVN version of windows is tortoise svn.
>> Plz suggest
>
> TortoiseSVN is a Windows client for Subversion. Subversion is a
> client/server architecture. TortoiseSVN cannot act as a server in the
> way you need.

In other words you need to set up a subversion server as well.
TortoiseSVN will work fine, but it needs a server to communicate with.

>> how easy is migration from vss to svn?
>
> There is a script available. Exact difficulty will depend upon your
> VSS database layout.

Migration from VSS to *any* other VCS is difficult due to the
proprietary database format used by Microsoft. Good luck!

Note that general questions on subversion such as these are better
addressed to the subversion users list. This list is specifically for
the TortoiseSVN client.

>> Can it be integrated with VS 2003 and VS2005 IDE's?
>
> AnkhSVN integrates an SVN client into Visual Studio.
>
>> Does SVN support automatic merging?
>
> Define "automatic merging"
>
> You really need to read the book to understand what Subversion is all
> about. http://svnbook.org/

Simon

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