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Re: Newbie: running svnserve on win32 as a service

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-04-25 01:00:28 CEST

Jeff Cave wrote:

>I remember reading in the manual that svn does not like drive references so if you are running it off 'C:'...
Where (and when) did you read this? It's simply not true.

> > 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.
Nope, it can't work because svnserve uses local paths, not URLs, to
specify the repository.

I think you're confused by the fact that, long ago, Subversion didn't
understand drive references in file:// URLs. But that was _really_ long
ago. :-)

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