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Re: svnshell-like client

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2011a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 06:29:45 -0500

On May 31, 2011, at 16:14, Daniel Shahaf wrote:

> Rick Varney wrote on Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:50:14 -0700:
>> The users are accustomed to poking around in the directories where the archive
>> files are stored to see what's there in a Linux bash shell. While it is
>> possible to do this using the svn client commands by providing the full path to
>> objects in the repository, it is somewhat inconvenient. A shell user accustomed
>> to using cd, ls, and path completion to inspect a file tree can't use the same
>> methods when inspecting the repository.

> cadaver(1) allows browsing WebDAV HTTP servers from the command line.
> It doesn't do everything you want (but you might be able to use it as
> a starting point (if you enable http:// access to your repositories)).

I was going to suggest WebDAV too, only I was going to recommend using your OS WebDAV client (assuming your OS has one) to mount the repository, then using your OS shell or disk browser to examine it as desired. I just tried this on Mac OS X and it worked fine. No need to install additional software. (Though there would be the need to enable WebDAV on your repository server, if you're not already using http to serve the repository.)
Received on 2011-06-01 13:30:25 CEST

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