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Re: Evaluating SVN software

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-06-28 22:27:31 CEST

On 6/28/06, Srinivasan, Gopinath <gsrinivasan@cbisonline.com> wrote:
> Subversion is written in ANSI C and uses APR, the Apache Portable
> Runtime library, as a portability layer. The Subversion client will run
> anywhere APR runs, which is most places. The Subversion server (i.e.,
> the repository side) is the same, except that it will not host a
> Berkeley DB repository on Win9x platforms (Win95/Win98/WinME), because
> Berkeley DB has shared-memory segment problems on Win9x. FSFS
> repositories (introduced in version 1.1) do not have this restriction;
> however, due to a limitation in Win9x's file-locking support, they also
> don't work in Win9x.
> To reiterate, the Subversion client can be run on any platform where APR
> runs. The Subversion server can also be run on any platform where APR
> runs, but cannot host a repository on Win95/Win98/WinMe.

Nothing in that says it doesn't work on windows 2000... You can find
instructions for setting up a repository in the documentation, it's
just the same as running on any other version of windows...


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