RE: Install packages structure remark
From: Shaun Johnson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 12:54 PM
To: Ostrouska Krunoslav
Subject: Re: Install packages structure remark
I believe this has been covered before. The client and server modules for
Subversion are essentially the same. There is no need to create separate
packages for each.
Having the server and client combined in one package means that you can use
the client on the same machine that runs your server. It's perhaps a small
thing, but it's convenient and useful to have client software installed on
the server. So it's sensible to combine the two.
Your first stop after reading this should be the Subversion book site:
http://svnbook.red-bean.com The book covers the various possible
installation methods. That information should help you choose which server
"installation" is the right fit for your needs.
Absolutely. Plan to read this once when you get started and a second time
after you've used Subversion for a while. Some of the topics make more
sense after you've worked with it for a while. You can purchase the book,
but you'll find that the downloadable version has many updates over what has
I agree that I would like to see a larger variety of SVN binaries available.
We had to "roll our own" for AIX. The problem is that Subversion is an
open-source project. Binaries are built by volunteers and I don't think many
people have a spare UNIX server sitting in a closet at home.
Shaun is right on that point! Unfortunately, not everyone has a Windows
build environment either, even though they may have a Windows system at
Anyway, good luck with Subversion and post back if you have questions. Erik
Received on Thu Sep 7 21:37:47 2006
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