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Re: I use SVN for work, but what about for Home?

From: Roel Vanhout <roel_at_riks.nl>
Date: 2007-05-11 10:45:16 CEST

David Gardner wrote:
> I'm a web developer (ColdFusion) and use SVN at work. I wonder about
> using it at home for my side web projects.
> I have a shared web hosting account at CrystalTech.com, but I'm sure
> they don't offer any kind of Subversion stuff. And I can't install
> anything on their servers.
> So that means it has to be on my local machine, I guess.

No, if your web hosting account provides you with ssh access there is
another way: http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#paranoid (svn+ssh). I
would recommend this way because it will give you offsite backups 'for
free'.

> Does SVN work well on local machines?

Yes.

> Is it hard to set up?

No, see the 'New to to Subversion/TortoiseSVN' thread from yesterday.

cheers,

roel

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