# Re: File Protocol SVN over 'Remote Desktop Connection'

From: Scott Morris <scott_at_4mation.com.au>
Date: 2006-07-11 09:04:55 CEST

Nathan Kidd wrote:
> Scott Morris wrote:
>> Half because I'm somewhat lazy and half because I don't want to
>> complicate SVN which has been working wonderfully, I can't be bothered
>> to set up a proper SVN server using the SVN protocl or whatever it is.
>
> I encourage you to rethink whether you'd actually gain in either the
> lazieness or simplicity categories using such a remote desktop
> file://-based connection.
>
> Setting up svnserve in its simplest form will take all of 5 minutes,
> while offerring more features and potentially much better performance
> (lazieness!) if you're connecting over the WAN (as I presume RD
> implies). By using the svn:// protocol you'll never need to wory about
> mapping drives to the right place either (simplicity!).
>
> http://tortoisesvn.sourceforge.net/docs/nightly/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-serversetup-svnserve.html
>
>
> -Nathan

OK you win, I tried it, and it didn't work straight away due to mapped
drives looking different or something, rather than strive for a sub par
solution, I may aswell go whole hog.

svnserve it is.