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Re: Setting up Subversion on a new machine - LAN only

From: Garrett Fitzgerald <sarekofvulcan_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-08 23:08:22 CET

On 11/8/06, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/8/06, Garrett Fitzgerald <sarekofvulcan@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Because of some changes that are coming up soon, we've decided to move
> > Subversion off my machine onto one of our servers. I'm currently using
> > SVNServe.exe: would there be any particular benefit to installing
> > Apache as well? I'm thinking that there wouldn't be, since this
> > shouldn't be exposed to the outside world, but I'm willing to be
> > convinced otherwise.
>
> If you like svnserve, keep it. Switching to Apache would be beneficial
> if you already have Apache running on your server, or http will slip
> through any firewalls/network configs easier than svn://. But it
> sounds like you aren't in that situation.

That's about what I figured. The machine we're putting it on is an
internal file server, so no existing Apache installation - it's some
flavor of Windows.

> > Also, would it be better to sync off this machine, or hotcopy/load?
>
> If I were in your shoes (and I hope to be in a couple months), I would
> take the opportunity to upgrade to SVN 1.4 as well, and do a dump/load
> cycle to take full advantage of the improved diff algorithm (at least
> that's my plan when I move/upgrade my SVN server, if it happens).

I'm currently running 1.4.0, but I upgraded in place rather than doing
a dump/load. I'll definitely take advantage of that: thanks for the
reminder. :-)

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