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Re: Subversion within Eclipse: what is JavaHL (JNI) and what is SVNKit (Pure Java)?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 13:36:41 -0700

On 05/03/2012 05:11 AM, frame wrote:
> Hi:
> I use Eclipse as my IDE. I have installed Subclipse - the Subversion
> plugin of Eclipse. One thing I am unclear is setting
> Preferences->Team->SVN, when choosing SVN interface, there are two
> choices for Client, one is JavaHL (JNI) and one is SVNKit (Pure Java)
> SVNKit v1.7.0.SNAPSHOT. I have no idea what these are and I am curious
> about it.
> I am not sure this is the right place to ask about it. Thank you anyway.

You should subscribe and email the users_at_subversion.apache.org mailing list:


Check out the "SVNKit Versus javahl" box in


Some recent testing with the latest Subclipse using SVNKit I had some
working copy issues on Mac OS X, some of my files had 0001 permissions,
so I switched to JavaHL and they worked fine.

Received on 2012-05-03 22:37:16 CEST

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