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Re: [Help] Choose Subversion for Java Application

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 07:27:24 -0500

Cooke, Mark wrote:
>>> On Mar 28, 2010, at 22:43, Moch Firman N wrote:
>>> Thanks. I have not yet installed any package of subversion,
>>> please in advise which version should I install with free
>>> license of course ?
>> You should install the latest version of Subversion,
>> currently 1.6.9, and familiarize yourself with the license
>> under which it is released to see if it adequately satisfies
>> your definition of "free".
> It depends how you want to use it. Read chapters 1 and 6 of the
> subversion red book (http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/index.html)
> and try to decide if you want/need apache or just a local svnserve
> install. Then go get the appropriate binaries:
> http://subversion.apache.org/packages.html#windows
> The easiest way for apache is to go for the collabnet server install
> that will install a complete apache server setup for you. If you want
> more control / just svnserve then you might have to settle for 1.6.6 as
> there is no current maintainer for the 1.6.9 windows binaries (unless
> you want to build your own).
> As for client access, try TortoiseSVN for your windows clients, it
> rocks.

For java you are probably going to be running eclipse so you'd want the
subclipse plugin. On the server side the easiest choice will depend on the
platform. The major linux versions will have packages as part of the
distribution that can be installed with their native package manager.

   Les Mikesell
Received on 2010-03-29 14:28:04 CEST

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