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Re: requirements for TortoiseSVN

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 22:52:46 +0100

On 12 August 2012 08:54, Helmut Bauer <helmut_at_hb-automation.com> wrote:
> Am 11.08.2012 21:48, schrieb James Collett:
>> I am a noob when it comes to SVN and Tortoise SVN. I am familiar with source change control and the tool I use currently is SourceAnywhere Standalone, which I use at work. SourseAnywhere has a server piece that manages the source control on a SQL Server database on one of our servers. Then each developer has a user account and accesses the source versions via a client piece on his workstation.
>> I should like to try out this Tortoise thing. What I cannot figure out is whether I need to instal a backend server piece (the SVN part?) to support TortoiseSVN or whether the TortoiseSVN installation includes the server or a version of it.
>> If someone could clarify this for me, I should really appreciate it.
> You need only Tortoise SVN, no more.
> You can create a local repository or connect to a server side repository.

You _can_ create a local repository using TortoiseSVN but this is
definitely not recommended for anything other than sole developer or
testing. Do yourself a favour and set up a proper server to start with
(assuming you are using an in-house server rather than an external SVN
hosting service. The reasons are explained in the FAQ, and also some
links to easy-to-use installers for the server part:



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