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Re: repo on Windows -- why not?

From: Bob Aiello <raiello_at_acm.org>
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2011 09:41:25 -0400

Hi Mike,

I recently had a client who insisted on VisualSVN on Windows. It was a
very quick and easy setup. I would normally always put the repo on
Linux, but some folks are just more comfortable with what they know or
they may not even have a linux server..


On 4/22/2011 10:52 AM, Michael Hüttermann wrote:
> are there any arguments to prefer Windows? (beside arguments that you
> drive a Windows shop)
> ok, looks like I have to adjust the section a bit.
> Am Freitag, den 22.04.2011, 10:39 +0200 schrieb Bob Archer
> <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>:
>>> in most cases, you don't want to host a SVN repository on Windows.
>> Why? We are a windows "shop" and we have windows servers and we host
>> on windows. I've seen zero problems. I think this type of anti-ms FUD
>> is going to be bad for svn if it is widely said and published.
>>> what are common reasons to prefer other platforms, e.g. Linux? I'm
>>> looking for some accurate arguments and facts for my book. Thanks
>>> for
>>> your help.
>> Ok, common reasons to prefer one over the other, well laid out is
>> perfectly reasonable. ;)
Received on 2011-04-25 05:41:27 CEST

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