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Re: http vs file

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-06 03:31:06 CEST

On 6/5/07, marc gonzalez-carnicer <carnicer.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree with Ryan. svn under http can only be easier to install than
> svnserve if you are already an apache admin.
>
> i said it was easier assuming you have never done any of them, as
> was my case.

It can also be easier to slide into a Windows shop that's wary of new,
non-MS stuff being installed. Compare "you want me to do what to
install this service?" to "Apache? Yeah, we heard of that, you can
install that."

> 2007/6/5, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b@ryandesign.com>:
> > On Jun 5, 2007, at 13:05, Sheryl wrote:
> >
> > >> 2007/6/5, Matt Sickler:
> > >>
> > >>> either use apache + mod_dav_svn or svnserve - the latter
> > >>> probably being
> > >>> easier
> > >>
> > >> svnserve is much, much easier than apache to setup (at least under
> > >> linux)
> > >
> > > I didn't find it so, and I like being able to use websvn.
> > > Different strokes.
> >
> > WebSVN and other web-based repository viewers such as Trac and ViewVC
> > should not care what method you use to serve your repository, and
> > should function just as well if you use svnserve or file-based access
> > to the repository.
> >
> > That said, I too found Subversion easy enough to set up with Apache
> > 2, but I didn't even try svnserve because I'm already an Apache 2
> > administrator, so I liked having one less thing to need to learn.
> >
> >
>
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