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Re: Help with initial install on Fedora 2.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-04 19:29:55 CET

On Jan 4, 2005, at 12:15 PM, Joseph Silverman wrote:

> I have an "out of the box" Fedora 2 install with all the default
> subversion stuff on it (1.0.2). And I have a number of questions..
> 1) is 1.0.2 an acceptable version to use?

It's no longer "officially" supported in terms of bugfix releases. svn
1.1.2 is the latest. Read the top of the downloads page:


> 2) I created an apache config based on the included example to point
> to my (new) repository (used svnadmin create to create it). I can
> browse it, and webdav mount it (mac osx 'go to server
> http://svn.server.com/svn/ ). I can't seem to write to it no matter
> what I try. how does that get set up?

You can't write to it. Read appendix C in the svn book:


> 3) can I use the filesystem for my repository rather than a berkeley
> db? I can't find information on this, though have heard it is
> possible and possibly preferable.
> THANKS for all help

Again, you need svn 1.1. It's described in chapter 5 of the 1.1 book:


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