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RE: so I need to install Subversion first?

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2012 16:55:43 -0500

> ok thanks to clarify.
>
> I need it mostly for binaries (images and meshes) so I guess it is not ideal then.
>
> too bad, I though I found the ideal free software I was after...

It will work. It just works much better for text based code. Just remember, locks aren't really enforced. But, it is possible to lock a file.

BOb

>
> cheers
>
> Thomas
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Archer
> Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 6:45 PM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: RE: so I need to install Subversion first?
>
> > Subject: Re: so I need to install Subversion first?
> >
> > yes sorry, I meant revision control system.
> >
> > So you do need Subversion installed first on the server?
>
> The answer is, it depends. If you are going to be the only one accessing the
> repository, then no. You can just create a repository on your location machine
> and access it from there. You can also run svnserver on a work station to allow
> remote PCs access to it.
>
> >
> > also, I had a look in the features description but could not find this :
> > can you
> > lock a file so only one person at a time can work on it?
>
> You can, but that is not the recommended use case.
>
>
> > or maybe it is not the right software for what i am after. I am
> > looking at something that allow a team to commit various types of
> > files on a server, and to be able to lock the file they are working on
> > and then commit them for the other to use.
>
> Once again, SVN uses an optimistic locking scenario rather than pessimistic.
> This works very well for text based files. Not so much for binaries...
> although svn can be used to version binary files, the merging doesn't really
> work out.
>
> BOb
>
>
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > Thomas
> >
> > From: Gabri Nurtinaz Shally
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 06, 2012 11:11 AM
> > To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> > Subject: Re: so I need to install Subversion first?
> >
> > On Nov 6, 2012 4:57 PM, "Thomas Crausaz" <crausaz_at_epac.ch> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > sorry for the noob question, but I am not an IT guy at all, still I
> > > need to install
> > an asset management program for my class.
> > >
> > > So I need to install Subversion first on the server, right? And then
> > TortoiseSVN?
> > >
> > what does this assets management do?
> > SVN is a client for collaboration file versioning. so i don't think it
> > has something to do with assets management.
> > regards,
> > gabri
>
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