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Re: Creating a repository

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 21:40:59 +0100

On 8 April 2014 21:10, John Adams <jxadams_at_ualr.edu> wrote:
>
> Actually, we've got a small and savvy user group, and what they want is to
> be able to create a new repository on the existing remote server. (Perhaps
> _I'm_ the one with the term confusion--remember, +new+ admin.)
>
> Over on the server, in the svn root directory is the repos directory, and in
> it are the directories aka repositories for the various applications we're
> responsible for. They'd like the ability to create these on their own. I can
> use sudo (we're a Linux shop mostly) and make them a little script that lets
> them do that from their user accounts on the server. If there's a way to let
> them do it from their desktops in the client, that'd be ideal. Sounds like
> there isn't, true?

True. TortoiseSVN supports all the features of Subversion but remote
repo creation is not one of Subversion's features. You can't do it
remotely using the command line client either.

Simon
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com> wrote:
>>
>> > 2014-04-08 19:25 GMT+04:00 John Adams <jxadams_at_ualr.edu>:
>> > > So a user (I'm an admin) pointed out to me recently (I'm a _new_
>> > > admin) that there was no way for a user to create a repository via
>> > > TortoiseSVN. That seems odd to me. Is that so?
>> >
>> > http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-qs-
>> > guide.html#tsvn-qs-repo
>> >
>> > Also if you install the "command line tools", there are svnadmin.exe
>> > and
>> > svnserve.exe there.
>> >
>> > Best regards,
>> > Konstantin Kolinko
>>
>> The right click menu does have "Create Repository Here". While that will
>> create a repo for you, it won't set up an svn server.
>>
>> Although, I assume your user doesn't want to create a "repository" but he
>> wants to create a "working-copy". It's pretty common for new users to
>> confuse and misuse those two terms.
>>
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