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Re: Berkley DB compiled with source or not?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-12-07 07:24:13 CET

On Dec 6, 2006, at 23:17, Jon Koerber wrote:

> I compiled subversion 1.4.2 with the Berkley DB on my server (where
> svnserve will be running). Should I also compile each client in
> the same way - in other words do the client and server machines
> need to both be using the same file system?
>
> It was not clear from the documentation if the client local project
> directories even use any special mechanisms for tracking the local
> project except for the hidden .svn directory. It is no problem to
> use BDB, but I wanted to see if it was a necessary install for our
> client machines.
>
> Can anyone advise me on this aspect of the install and which
> filesystem to use in client and in server configurations.

The Berkeley DB library is only used by the Subversion server. You
don't need it if you're just using Subversion as a client, even if
the remote repository is using Berkeley DB.

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