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Re: Subversion GUI client?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-24 04:18:09 CET

On Jan 23, 2005, at 8:51 PM, JC Hearn wrote:

> We looked at that Tortoise, but it seems to require something more
> than FTP, since it plugs into Windows Explorer.  (I guess you could
> run SAMBA or something like that to get the Apache server to appear as
> a local drive on the Windows box, but I was really hoping to avoid
> that—teaching the developers the CLI is less odious.)

As Branko said, yes, this is the most likely way to do it.

>
> Subversion needs a good cross-platform GUI which doesn’t force the
> user to put the checked-out files locally, but allows them to put them
> anywhere, including the same box where the repository is.

It sounds like you're thinking of something like Clearcase, where all
user workspaces actually live on the server. Subversion isn't like
that. The client creates workspaces on a local drive -- though that
drive *could* be a network share.

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