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Re: SVN on Vista

From: Geoffrey Myers <geof_at_serioustechnology.com>
Date: 2006-11-17 03:02:51 CET

Steve Williams wrote:
> Andy Levy wrote:


>> Why would you want to switch from a free, proven, reliable server
>> platform that's been working "for quite some time" to hosting your
>> repository on an expensive, unproven, known-to-be-buggy (because it's
>> brand new, unproven, and no one ever gets things 100% right on release
>> day) desktop OS?
>> Sorry, I'm just not seeing the logic behind doing this in a business
>> production environment.
> The question was not about the logic of changing server OS in a business
> environment. He asked a simple question about running SVN on Windows
> Vista and the first reply he gets is a bash at Windows. Have you
> thought that it may not be his choice?
> If you have some useful responses to running SVN server on Windows
> Vista, then let's hear it. Otherwise leave the OS-zealotry at home.

I don't believe it was zealotry. What he said was true. Vista is not
even a released product. I personally can't imagine migrating an
existing application to a alpha product. Particularly a source code
control product. Regardless of OS.

Until later, Geoffrey
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temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
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