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Re: Newbie questions

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2003-07-19 14:58:11 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@collab.net>
> > A)
> > When installing v.25 under Windows under custom install the
> > installer offers unselection of Berkeley DB saving 12 MB. Am I right
> > assuming that this is for clients only which will use a repository on
> > a network drive/server?
> Correct. Without BDB, you end up with an svn client only capable of
> speaking to a network. BDB is required if you want a client that can
> hit a repository directly (file:///), or if you want a server process
> (svnserve, mod_dav_svn).

That's not quite correct. The client will be able to perform all
operations even on file:/// access to a repository.
Those Berkeley DB files are *.exe commands to manually
work on the database.
The client is linked statically against the required berkeley libs
which it needs.


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