Using subversion on a LAN
From: Kopp David K <david.kopp_at_us.army.mil>
Date: 2003-10-24 15:15:51 CEST
This is a follow-up to a thread that I started on the users mailing list.
In brief, I had set up a subversion repository on a network drive and then
Anyway, it didn't work, so we switched back to Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
We have VSS set up so that the repository is on a shared network drive.
1) User A does an initial checkout by typing
svn checkout lan:///k:/logpars/subverion/powerLOGJ/trunk
2) svn notices that the URL protocol is lan, (or nfs or whatever
3) Assuming we were able to lock the repository, we do the checkout
4) We delete lan.lock
5) All done
I guess the big question is, is there a way to check for the existence of a
OK, I'm done. Flame away!
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