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RE: Looking into using Subversion

From: Andrew Reedick <Andrew.Reedick_at_cbeyond.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 09:13:22 -0500

> From: vanderWalt.Devlyn_at_columbus.co.za [mailto:vanderWalt.Devlyn_at_columbus.co.za]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 1:47 AM
> To: Ben Reser
> Cc: Chris Shelton; Nico Kadel-Garcia; Subversion; bob.archer_at_amsi.com; Andrew Reedick
> Subject: Re: Looking into using Subversion
>
> Thank you all, Chris Bob, Andrew, Ben.
>
> Bob, the Server I am taking about here is our development, not
> production server so it will be fine.
>
> Chris, Andrew, and Ben thank you for given me 3 solutions to explore.
>
> I think I am going to give Subversion try, only thing I am not too keen
> about is the command line interface.  Our developers here would
> prefer a GUI client, any good ones you can suggest?

The important thing is to use a 1.8.x client for the improved merging, i.e. not having to use the --reintegrate switch with 'svn merge' anymore.
 
TorstiseSVN on Windows is great. Subclipse supports 1.8.x and works. However, last I checked, NetBeans requires you to set the subversion plugin to use the 1.8.x CLI instead of javahl or svnkit (which are limited to 1.7.)

Again, last I checked, non-windows GUI clients also have the problem of being stuck at 1.7.x.
Received on 2013-11-19 15:15:26 CET

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