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Re: Downloading SVN command-line client binaries for Windows

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 20:10:34 -0400

On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 19:47, Ryan Schmidt
<subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:
> Actually, the below (at least, the CollabNet and Tigres binaries; don't know
> about the others) include both server and client. TortoiseSVN is a GUI
> client, while the preceding include command-line clients.

CollabNet also has a client-only package available.

TSVN is great, but some things will always be easier on the command line.

> On Oct 17, 2008, at 17:01, Eric Roberts wrote:
>
>> If you are looking for the client, you want TortoiseSVN…the ones you
>> listed below are the SVN Server products. I believe tortoise also has
>> command line options, but I am not sure. I am also sure there are other
>> clients besides tortoise…it's just the only one that I have used.
>>
>> 1-4 will allow you to dl the server…I have dl'd from all of those sources.
>> #5 is for Visual studio use and I have never attempted to dl that sine I
>> don't use VisualStudio….so can't help on that *grin*
>>
>>
>> Eric
>>
>>> From: Kevin Grover [mailto:kevin_at_kevingrover.net]
>>> Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 4:20 PM
>>> To: Jesper
>>> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
>>> Subject: Re: Downloading SVN command-line client binaries for Windows
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 5:49 AM, Jesper <user_at_example.com> wrote:
>>> Hi.
>>>
>>> This is what I was looking for: SVN command-line Windows binaries. I
>>> didn't want to change my computer's configuration, so I wanted something I
>>> could extract from an archive, and not some setup tool.
>>>
>>> I went to http://subversion.tigris.org/ and clicked Windows binaries. I
>>> was given 5 options:
>>>
>>> 1) CollabNet (Certified binaries)
>>> 2) Tigris.org: Apache 2.0
>>> 3) Tigris.org: Apache 2.2
>>> 4) SlikSVN: 32 and 64 bit client MSI
>>> 5) VisualSVN (VisualSVN Server)
>>>
>>> So, I wanted a client, which in my mind would rule out 2), 3) and 5). I
>>> tried 1), but I was not allowed to download anything from there. It seems I
>>> have to become a customer of theirs to download, and I certainly did not
>>> want to do that.
>>>
>>> Then I tried to find something on Google without any luck.
>>>
>>> I tried option 4), where I extracted the msi with 7zip. It contained a
>>> cab file, which I extracted with WinRAR. That contained some files, which
>>> sounded right, but when I tried using it, it complained about a missing dll,
>>> and I could not find out what to do about that.
>>>
>>> Then, even through I looked for a client and not a server, I clicked on
>>> option 3). I then found a list with a lot of unrelated stuff, but in the
>>> end, there was a zip. It worked!
>>>
>>> All in all, I used almost an hour to find a download for SVN. Would it be
>>> possible to make it easier to find? I find it very counter-intuitive, that I
>>> have to click a link saying *Apache*, when I want a *client*.
>>>
>>> If you want to reply to me, you can do so at
>>> mail atsign jesperkristensen,dk
>>> But plase do not put my email address in some public mail list archive in
>>> an unencoded form. Use Bcc.
>>
>>
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