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Re: Server on windows or linux

From: Bruce Elrick <bruce_at_elrick.ca>
Date: 2004-03-19 06:03:08 CET

With respect to case sensitivity, the repository location doesn't
matter. The file versions are stored in a table in the Berkeley DB.
Case sensitivity matters if you have mixed clients/WC's.


Chris Jensen wrote:

> Hi,
> We're looking into setting up Subversion.
> We have the option of running it on Windows or Linux and was wondering
> if there are significant differences or issues?
> The main thing that I seem to notice is case sensitivity in the file
> system.
> If all clients were also on Windows, would it make more sense to have
> the server on windows too. Would that make case sensitivity less of an
> issue.
> I would like to work from a linux client, but I would be the only one,
> so if it's going to simplify things, I can run from Windows too.
> If we change our mind later, how difficult is it to migrate the server
> between windows and linux?
> Thanks for any help

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