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Re: CollabNet SVN installers

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 13:10:48 -0500

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 12:28, Michael Cowperthwaite
<mikec_at_lathropengineering.com> wrote:
> There seem to have been multiple changes over the past few releases to the
> capability of the server install package from CollabNet, and I'm finding
> them problematic.
> I'm not going back and trying to reinstall all the previous 1.5 versions, so
> I may be misremembering here, but my recollection here is that the server
> install package used to be able to install the client programs without
> having to install the actual server; if you cleared both option checkboxes,
> you'd still get the client installed. That no longer is the case. If I want
> a client-only install (typical for users) I now have to download both the
> server and client installers.
> Further, the client-only install doesn't include binaries like svnadmin. An
> advanced user who may have need for svnadmin needs to install the server
> (or, of course, just copy the binary over from a server's installation
> directory).
> The newer change I'm seeing with 1.5.5: we're using svnserve here. It used
> to be that the option checkboxes allowed me to turn off the Apache option.
> Right now, when I try to install 1.5.5, the Apache checkbox is checked but
> disabled. I don't want Apache installed.
> I would like to see the Server installer (1) install client anyway even if
> the server is disabled and (2) stop forcing me into selections I don't want.
> I would like to see the Client installer include an option for "advanced"
> binaries, specifically svnadmin but I guess there are a few others as well.

Since you're specifically talking about CollabNet's distribution, you
may want to start here ->


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