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Re: Downloading SVN command-line client binaries for Windows

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 18:47:11 -0500

Actually, the below (at least, the CollabNet and Tigres binaries;
don't know about the others) include both server and client.
TortoiseSVN is a GUI client, while the preceding include command-line

On Oct 17, 2008, at 17:01, Eric Roberts wrote:

> If you are looking for the client, you want TortoiseSVN…the ones
> you listed below are the SVN Server products. I believe tortoise
> also has command line options, but I am not sure. I am also sure
> there are other clients besides tortoise…it’s just the only one
> that I have used.
> 1-4 will allow you to dl the server…I have dl’d from all of those
> sources. #5 is for Visual studio use and I have never attempted to
> dl that sine I don’t use VisualStudio….so can’t help on that *grin*
> Eric
>> From: Kevin Grover [mailto:kevin_at_kevingrover.net]
>> Sent: Friday, October 17, 2008 4:20 PM
>> To: Jesper
>> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
>> Subject: Re: Downloading SVN command-line client binaries for Windows
>> 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.

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