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Re: Is Windows Server 2003 and 2008 supported?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2009 12:40:18 -0500

On Mon, Nov 9, 2009 at 12:12, Lester <lesterken_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok, I've read the documentation, installed svnserver on the Windows
> 2008 Server and tried to start it up as a service using "svnserve.exe
> --daemom" command in the DOS prompt.  However, the DOS window just
> hangs there with no message.

That's how it runs. Try connecting to it from a client.

BTW, it's not a DOS window. DOS has been dead for a decade. It's the
Windows command prompt/shell.

> Can you help?
>
> Thanks!
> Lester
>
> On Nov 7, 3:18 pm, Simon Large <simon.tortoise..._at_googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>> 2009/11/7 Lester <lester..._at_gmail.com>:
>>
>> > Hi Simon,
>>
>> > no, I did not install anything on the Windows 2008 Server.  Is
>> > "svnserve.exe" necessary?  I thought I could just copy the repository
>> > from one server to another then change the URL pointer.
>>
>> Subversion is a client/server system. TortoiseSVN is the client but
>> you need a server as well. The svn:// part of the URL indicates that
>> svn protocol is being used, and that you need to be running svnserve
>> on the server. Please do yourself a favour and read the documentation.
>>
>> http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-serversetup-s...
>>
>> Simon
>>
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