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Re: svn server on Mac OS 10.4 ?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-09-19 17:32:18 CEST

On Sep 19, 2005, at 16:26, Joshua Wehner wrote:

> Is this O'Reilly article
> (http://www.macdevcenter.com/pub/a/mac/2004/08/10/subversion.html) the
> best / most current source for setting up a Subversion server on
> Mac OS
> 10.4 ?

Not sure... Mac OS X isn't so different from other Unix-like
operating systems, so I'd expect the instructions in The Book to
mostly apply. But I haven't gotten around to setting up a proper
server on my Mac yet; so far, I'm just using it as a client to
connect to a repository on a Linux server.

> Is Apache the best way to go, or svnserve or... ?

If you don't need the extra features thet Apache gives you, like
advanced permissions, then svnserve is supposed to be appreciably

> Binary, package, compiled... ?

As you like... I personally found it quite convenient to install via
DarwinPorts [1], since it handles all the dependencies for you:

$ sudo port install subversion

If you want to use Subversion over Apache2, then do this instead:

$ sudo port install subversion +mod_dav_svn

That'll also install the Apache2 module for you, along with Apache2

[1] http://darwinports.opendarwin.org/

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