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Re: Newbie question

From: Moretti, Giovanni <G.Moretti_at_massey.ac.nz>
Date: 2006-02-14 04:32:23 CET

Daniel Nguyen wrote:

> I know this might be a trivia question for most of you, but do I need
> to install Subversion on the user's machine besides installing
> TortoiseSVN or AnkhSVN?

No, UNLESS you want to run a subversion server on the same PC, then
installing Subversion will allow you to run SVNSERVE - a small
standalone server that doesn't need Apache. It listens directly on port
3690 and you tell it which folder contains the repository.

For standalone development, you can use file:/// to tell Tortoise where
the repository is but if you install a server, then you can access it
from anywhere.

Works a treat - if you look around the web for an older version of
FireDaemon (it used to be available in a non-time-limited form) you can
make it start SVNSERVE as a WinXP service so it's just there all the


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