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Re: 2 Newbie questions

From: Bryan Donlan <bdonlan_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-07-17 02:37:59 CEST

On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 17:46:59 -0400, Tom Bolick
<tom@tabsoftwaresystems.com> wrote:
> I think I know the answer to the first question, but no harm in asking. (while wearing asbestos pants anyway)
> 1) My hosting service only supports Apache 1.3. Is there ANYTHING I can do to use subversion? What about
> running svnserve on the host under SSH? I don't really expect a lot of traffic, but I'd like to move my repository
> up to the website to make it available from multiple locations. (not really multiple people.)

If you have ssh access, you can run svnserve over ssh. See
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/svnbook/ch06s03.html#svn-ch-6-sect-3.3 for
details, it's quite easy.

> 2) I'm still trying to figure out the best way to create a new repository for a project. The documentation is just
> not clear to an idiot like me. So far this is what I am thinking is the 'best way':
> -------------
> 1) create a set of blank directories to set up the whole trunk/tags/branches thing
> 2) import that into the repository under PROJECTNAME
> 3) rename current PROJECT directory and create new empty PROJECT directory
> 4) copy all file you want under VC (i.e. source) into that empty directory
> 5) import that new directory
> 6) copy everything back from copy of PROJECT directory
> 7) UPDATE the directory from the repository
> -------------
> Now I admit I use TortoiseSVN, but this should be same either way, right? Is there a better way to do this?

Why not just make one directory structure, containing /tags,
/branches, and /trunk, put your project sources in /trunk, and import
it all at once? Or import your existing sources, then use svn mkdir to
create tags, branches, trunk, and svn move to move the sources into

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