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Re: newb: creating 2nd repository, use same svnserve?

From: Rob Kendrick <rjek_at_rjek.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 21:23:46 +0000

On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 16:14 -0500, Nathan Kidd wrote:
> Rob Kendrick wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 12:28 -0800, BrianP wrote:
> >> I set up my first repository a few months ago on a Windows machine, running
> >> svnserve as a service. Now I need to set up a 2nd repository. Of course,
> >> I've forgotten everything about svn admin since then. Can I use the same
> >> svnserve service for both repositories? I noticed in the executable path
> >> for the service that you specify the location of the repository with -r
> >> C:\pathToMyRepo. Does this mean you can't serve > 1 repo with one running
> >> svnserve?
> >
> > Certainly under UNIX you cannot: you need different instances of
> > svnserve for each repository you want to serve, which is a shame. I
> Whoah, whoah, there. svnserve has supported a "-r" argument since
> forever, which tells it to serve all the repositories found under that
> root path.

I didn't know it did that. Perhaps the help for svnserve should be
fleshed out a little? All it says for the -r switch is "root of
directory to serve" which is ambiguous at best.


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