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Re: viewcvs and subversion

From: Tom Syroid <tom_at_syroidmanor.com>
Date: 2004-03-08 18:17:50 CET

Michael,

--On Monday, March 08, 2004 09:02:49 -0600 "C. Michael Pilato"
<cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:

> Tom Syroid <tom@syroidmanor.com> writes:
>
>> I've installed viewcvs, but it's not, er, "viewing" ;-) The question I
>> have is, where does viewcvs need to be in the big scheme of things so
>> subversion can use it? It's current installed under /srv/www/jalapeno
>> [<-system localhost]/viewcvs.
>
> MMm... this question belongs on the ViewCVS list, not the Subversion
> one. But since I'll end up being the one to answer it anyway, I'll go
> ahead and do it here. This time. ;-)

Agreed. But I'm not currently subscribed, and throught that there would
likely be someone on this list who'd worked through the installation.
Appreciate you taking the time to answer my query, though...

r
>> Am I looking at a configuration issue with viewcvs (that is, it
>> doesn't matter where it resides, I just have to configure it correct
>> so svn 'sees' it)? Or do I need to install viewcvs under my current
>> /srv/svn tree?
>
> Did you read the INSTALL document that comes with ViewCVS? While it
> might not clearly state, "Thou hast not to install ViewCVS into thine
> Subversion tree", I think even a cursory glance would reveal that
> where you install the tool is of little consequence, as long as Apache
> is configured to find ViewCVS, and ViewCVS is configured to find your
> repository.

No, admittedly, I did not read the INSTALL stuff. At the time I posted, I
had stripped ViewCVS off my system and was looking for some guidance before
I proceeded with a re-install. I googled on the topic, and read through the
online ViewCVS content, but didn't see anything by way of explanation other
than some generalities.

I have ViewCVS install now, in the localhost 'root', so I'll read the
included docs carefully.

Thanks,
/tom

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