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Re: Look for help on windows server platform

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-06-07 18:13:02 CEST

Darko Miletic wrote:
> Andy Levy wrote:
>> Changing server OSes is hardly a trivial task, especially in a large
>> corporate environment - nor is it a guarantee of a fix (consider the
>> damage done to the reputations of Apache, Linux, and SVN in his
>> organization if switching to Linux didn't solve the problem).
>> Corporations don't just switch their server OS on a whim.
>> Moreover, this SVN server may do multiple jobs, all requiring
>> Windows. Making a switch that much harder.
>> Windows 2003 is a pretty solid OS, and there are lots of people
>> running Apache on it successfully.
>> Let's focus instead on helping him get the system he has working
>> properly.
> OK. I agree here with you. I just said that using linux as subversion
> server is better. But if he can not do that than I guess he can try
> several things:
> 1. Change version of apache and subversion he uses to more recent.
> 2. Setup subversion as a windows service and use it without apache. In
> fact that is more appropriate setup for windows server. This also
> assumes using more recent version of subversion.
> Darko

And switch to FSFS instead of BDB for the back-end, if feasible: I've come
to really prefer FSFS, partly because it vastly eases migration of
subversion from one server to another by avoiding conflicts in versions of

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