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Re: migration from tortoisesvn to rapidsvn?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 15:21:31 -0500

On Aug 13, 2008, at 15:08, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> [newbie alert -- sort of.] it's been a while since i've been here,
> but i'm joining an existing project shortly that involves svn, and the
> current environment has a small number of developers working on
> windows using tortoisesvn.
> i *may* have the freedom (don't know yet) to work in my more
> comfortable environment of linux, for which i'd use rapidsvn. (i know
> next to nothing about either of those GUI front ends -- i've always
> been an "svn" command-line kind of guy.)
> would there be any compatibility problem with the above? i can't
> imagine why there would be but, as i said, i know very little about
> either GUI. also, is there any drawback with tortoisesvn people
> moving from that to rapidsvn, even if they stay on windows, if
> everyone would prefer to be consistent? (AIUI, tortoise is strictly
> windows, while rapid is cross-platform.)

I wouldn't expect it to be a problem. You should be able to use any
Subversion client you want, even use multiple clients on the same
working copy at different times, provided they all use compatible
versions of the Subversion libraries. (For example, if one of your
clients uses Subversion 1.5 libraries, then you can't mix that with
clients using earlier Subversion libraries.) It just depends on which
client provides the features you need for the task you're trying to

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