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Re: Downloading SVN command-line client binaries for Windows

From: Kevin Grover <kevin_at_kevingrover.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 14:20:18 -0700

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 5:49 AM, Jesper <user_at_example.com> wrote:

> Hi.
> This is what I was looking for: SVN command-line Windows binaries. I didn't
> want to change my computer's configuration, so I wanted something I could
> extract from an archive, and not some setup tool.
> I went to http://subversion.tigris.org/ and clicked Windows binaries. I
> was given 5 options:
> 1) CollabNet (Certified binaries)
> 2) Tigris.org: Apache 2.0
> 3) Tigris.org: Apache 2.2
> 4) SlikSVN: 32 and 64 bit client MSI
> 5) VisualSVN (VisualSVN Server)
> So, I wanted a client, which in my mind would rule out 2), 3) and 5). I
> tried 1), but I was not allowed to download anything from there. It seems I
> have to become a customer of theirs to download, and I certainly did not
> want to do that.
> Then I tried to find something on Google without any luck.
> I tried option 4), where I extracted the msi with 7zip. It contained a cab
> file, which I extracted with WinRAR. That contained some files, which
> sounded right, but when I tried using it, it complained about a missing dll,
> and I could not find out what to do about that.
> Then, even through I looked for a client and not a server, I clicked on
> option 3). I then found a list with a lot of unrelated stuff, but in the
> end, there was a zip. It worked!
> All in all, I used almost an hour to find a download for SVN. Would it be
> possible to make it easier to find? I find it very counter-intuitive, that I
> have to click a link saying *Apache*, when I want a *client*.
> If you want to reply to me, you can do so at
> mail atsign jesperkristensen,dk
> But plase do not put my email address in some public mail list archive in
> an unencoded form. Use Bcc.
> Thanks
> Jesper Kristensen
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tigris.org Apache 2.0 or 2.2 link will get you want you want. You can unzip
it anywhere and run them.

- Kevin
Received on 2008-10-17 23:20:40 CEST

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