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Re: Basic Newbie Question, re TortoiseSVN

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 23:58:56 -0400

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 17:23, Peter Nelson <pn_at_pnart.com> wrote:
> (Newbie running Windows XP, SP3 . . .   )
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> I installed the current version of TortoiseSVN.  It looked like it ran
> successfully – there were no errors on the screen or in the Windows Event
> Log.  In the manual I skipped over the server-side chapters because I’m a
> developer who’s just using the client side.
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> When I went to Chapter 4 Daily Use Guide it immediately started talking
> about icons and showed screen shots of menus, etc.   But how do I invoke the
> app the produces those?    I tried running every executable in the bin
> directory from Windows explorer and none of them had anything resembling
> that.   Is something missing; is there some sort of configuration required
> first, does this app have to be invoked from the command-line with special
> parameters, or what?

Did you skip over everything prior to chapter 4? As a user (and not
server administrator), you don't have to know how the server itself
works but you at least need to understand the core Subversion concepts
- the repository, working copies, and how those interact with your
workflow. Go back & read chapter 2, as well as chapters 1 & 2 of the
Subversion manual. http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/index.html

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