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Re: Connecting TSVN to server

From: manogolf <manogolf_at_charter.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 07:26:40 -0700 (PDT)

Clearly I am confused.

Yes I do have a repository set up on my local machine and it seems to be
working just fine, including externals. I would now like to checkout working
files to folders on a server with TSVN.

My confusion stems from local drive terminology used in the manuals. The
term sometimes seems to refer to the server and other times your local
machine. Adding to the confusion is where the repository should reside. I am
working alone for now and do not have the need to host svn on my server for
others to checkout folders and files. I figured I could use TSVN on my local
machine while I learn svn and not worry about messing with the server
environment. Although at this point I seem to better grasp the concepts of
working in the server environment with command line entries than on a local
machine with TSVN. But I know from my past experiences that if frequency of
use drops of it is easier to remember how to use a GUI than recalling
commands. That is where TSVN holds its attraction for me.

My bigger question is how is TSVN typically used? As a client for working
copies or for setting up a repository on a local machine. Can others
checkout and commit from a local machine? Is the local machine somehow setup
as a server for others to communicate with? I also have an installation of
WAMP on my local machine so I do have apache available.

Simon Large-5 wrote:
>
> 2009/6/16 manogolf <manogolf_at_charter.net>:
>> I am not using a proxy rather I was pointing out the instruction I was
>> reading did not seem to cover using your local pc to communicate with the
>> server. Perhaps I missed it or it is covered elsewhere.
>>
>>>Why are you using http:// to access an svn server? You would need to
>>>specify svn+ssh://
>>
>> I am asking how do you access the server? I will try this specific
>> setting
>> instead.
>>
>>>If you work alone on only one PC you can use file:// access to a
>>>repository on your own PC.
>>
>> Is this from a shell command line? I do work alone and entering this with
>> the drive and filename returns file/directory does not exist. But I do
>> not
>> want to use putty for commands. Aren't the same functions being
>> replicated
>> with TSVN? I am trying to use TSVN to connect with the server so I can
>> checkout to a working file on my PC.
>
> One of your earlier emails about svn:externals suggests that you
> already have a repository and that you are using it. What are you
> actually asking here? What is the problem? What do you want to
> achieve?
>
> Simon
>
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