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Re: svn-0.14.2 on windows notes

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-09-06 18:02:29 CEST

Stephen Haberman wrote:

>Two tidbits for Windows users of subversion that I found useful are:
>- Placing the libdb40.dll in Apache2/bin will let the Apache service
>start without an error
>(If this could be noted in the Windows install docs, it'd be great; I
>had to dig through the list to find it)
Good point. Care to provide a patch for INSTALL?
(The thing is, I don't ever see that problem because I have libdb40.dll
in my PATH -- as the install docs suggest.)

>- Also, already mentioned on the list was an error that d:\svn-repo is
>not a SVN repo, even though it is. I resolved this by downloading
>svn-0.14.1 and dropping it's mod_dav_svn.so file into Apache2/modules
>instead of svn-0.14.2's version.
That means your Apache is too old.

>Also, a quick question, I've got 0.14.1 running on WinXP (despite the
>warnings about corrupted data, this is just a test installation until
>[hopefully] SP1. I can read from another box via Web Folders, but cannot
>write (though I can write if I use the svn client).
>Has anyone successfully got WinXP Web Folders writing to a Subversion
>repo regardless of the repo's platform?
I'd be surprised if anyone could do that, given that mod_dav_svn.so
doesn't support DAV auto-versioning.

>I assumed it was possible as it's all WebDAV based. I'm thinking perhaps
>Web Folders doesn't support DeltaV? (I haven't been able to find any
>info from Microsoft that states one way or the other). Or is this only
>broken with the WinXP-based repo?
This is a FAQ ... Subversion does not provide a complete DAV
implementation yet, only the bits that are necessary for the SVN client
to talk to the SVN server.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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