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Re: Installing svnserve as service under Windows NT/2K/XP

From: Michael Reitz <alpha_at_assimilate.de>
Date: 2003-04-11 18:39:27 CEST

| i doubt anyone but you has tried it.
| even if you do get it running though, you will have problems, as
| svnserve is completely single threaded under windows (since windows
| lacks fork, and svnserve currently depends on fork for handling multiple
| concurrent accesses). this is especially problematic since there are
| some svn operations that require multiple connections to the server in
| order to function, and thus they won't work at all.
I've already read that in the mailing list archive.
However, I use TortoiseSVN (not supporting copy, move and merge operations
yet) and an external diff application on the client side; are there still
problems to be expected.
In case of fire I would just execute svn.exe commands directly on my

BTW, I got a very positive first impression of Subversion and TortoiseSVN
today. Thanks for these great tools!


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