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Re: Starting up with TortoiseSVN

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 14:57:41 -0400

On Sat, Mar 26, 2011 at 13:38, leon_nerd <anurag.shrm_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have knocked my head for hours over the internet and have not been able to
> find simple direct answers. Pls, don't direct me towards SVN documentation.
> If I was able to grasp them I would not be asking it over here. :-(

The Subversion and TSVN manuals are some of the best-written software
documentation I've ever seen, especially in the open source world.

> I have a linux based VPS hosting server and a windows based local
> development PC. I want to put all my code on the server and use TortoiseSVN
> to work on it. So, here are my questions:
> 1. Do I need to install something on my VPS server? If yes, what is it? What
> things I need to take care of while doing this? (A lnk to the SVM
> documentation here is acceptable)

Yes. But you'll need to ask your host if they already have something
available. Your link to the SVN documentation is http://svnbook.org/
but I presume you've already looked there and given up.

> 2. Once I have setup TortoiseSVN on my server, I just need to "Create
> repository here" on my windows local machine. Right?

TortoiseSVN is just a client. This is not how you set up a repository
on your server. The Subversion manual explains how this works quite


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