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Re: nightly build and svn 1.5

From: arashghavami <aghavami_at_iname.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 12:00:22 -0700 (PDT)

Your suggested solution for CygWin works like a charm :) Thanks for sharing.

jrguitar21 wrote:
>
> On Jan 22, 2008 1:01 PM, Stefan K√ľng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> The 'svn.exe' and 'svnadmin.exe' in our nightly build folders are there
>> in case you find a bug in TSVN and want to reproduce it with the
>> official svn client (if it happens there too, then the bug is in the svn
>> library and I have it easier to find the reason or come up with a
>> reproduction recipe for the svn guys).
>
> gotcha, guess that could be useful for people that don't already have
> an svn cli client installed.
>
>>
>> If you want to 'upgrade' your existing svn client, then you have to
>> adjust the PATH env variable to not point to the original svn client
>> folder anymore but the TSVN bin folder where you copied the svn.exe to.
>>
>> But I would not recommend that. Just use your original svn client.
>
> My original client is the svn provided by cygwin, for which version
> 1.5 hasn't been released yet. So I had to download and setup separate
> binaries by hand. I'll just document here for posterity what I already
> did.
>
> Download svn 1.5 binaries for windows from
> http://merge-tracking.open.collab.net/files/documents/147/350/svn.win32.bin.httpd.r27562.zip
>
> Unzip to c:\cygwin\usr\local which will appropriately put the 1.5
> binaries in the /usr/local/bin folder.
>
> I figured that this would be enough...
>
> $which svn
> /usr/local/bin/svn
>
> $/usr/local/bin/svn.exe --version
> svn, version 1.5.0 (dev build)
> compiled Nov 1 2007, 17:54:29
>
> But for some reason it didn't work completely. Even though
> /usr/local/bin has precedence over /bin in my $PATH variable, it still
> seemed to be grabbing the old version installed in /bin. Very odd.
>
> $svn --version
> svn, version 1.4.5 (r25188)
> compiled Sep 19 2007, 23:10:31
>
>
> Had to backup current svn binaries:
>
> $ cd /bin
> $ mkdir svn-1.4
> $ mv svn*.exe svn-1.4/
>
> Link /bin/svn.exe to new 1.5 binaries:
> $ ln -s /usr/local/bin/svn.exe
>
> Check version:
> $which svn
> /usr/local/bin/svn
>
> $svn --version
> svn, version 1.5.0 (dev build)
> compiled Nov 1 2007, 17:54:29
>
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