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Re: Newbie to Subversion

From: Janice Cheung <jmc2006_at_med.cornell.edu>
Date: 2004-11-30 23:03:45 CET

    hi there,

    silly me. i did exactly what you wrote and it now works. yay!

    thanks so much Peter! i'm grateful for your help!

    =)

Peter Valdemar Mørch wrote:

> Janice Cheung jmc2006-at-med.cornell.edu |Lists| wrote:
>
>> whenever i try to do 'svnadmin' i get :
>>
>> *svnadmin:command not found.*
>
>
> Ah, this is *much* more helpful than your previous:
> > absolutely nothing happens
>
> Which was flat out wrong. Something did happen. You got an error
> message. And a useful one at that. The command couldn't be found.
>
> So now we have a chance at a meaningful answer (which of course may be
> wrong :-D):
>
> Could it be that the directory subversion got installed to is not in
> your PATH environment variable?
>
> You write that make install went fine. But where did it install the
> stuff to? And is that directory in your $PATH? (You can always do a
> make install again and investigate the output)
>
> prompt:$ echo $PATH
> # Check to see whether the place e.g. svnadmin got installed to
> # is listed!
>
> A guess: A lot of times things get installed in /usr/local/bin, so:
>
> prompt:$ export PATH=/usr/local/bin:$PATH
> # (should get you an svnadmin somewhere...) Try:
> prompt:$ svnadmin
>
>
> Peter

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