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RE: Newbie: running svnserve on win32 as a service

From: Jeff Cave <jeff.cave_at_sunergon.com>
Date: 2003-04-24 21:41:04 CEST

I'm pretty new to this too and I just wrote in with a very similar question

>I am trying to run svnserve on win2000sp3 as a service. I am a newbie to
>subversion, please apologize if I missed an obvious setting.
>Basically, svnserve runs fine on the command line like that:
> > svnserve -d -r f:\database\svnroot
>The command line does not returns, but it works fine. The SVN client allows
>to get the list of all folders within the repository (there is one):
> > svn list svn://localhost
> /phga
>I then tried to wrap svnserver with FireDaemon to start it automatically
>with the server. I used the same command, but did not manage to get it

I remember reading in the manual that svn does not like drive references so if you are running it off 'C:'...

> svnserve -d -r /database/svnroot

would be the right command.

Since you are not we have a problem. I did notice, in the mailing list, a way to specify drives. In your case...

> svnserve -d -r file:///f|/database/svnroot

By appending a pipe (|) to the drive you can specify it. I haven't tried this yet, so if it doesn't work I'll just run back to my corner and let someone else give you a hand.

As for your other issues: I don't know.

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