This is a feature release of Subversion, featuring BDB 4.4 and repository auto-recovery support, a new tool for synchronizing repositories (svnsync), major speed enhancements in the versioned filesystem and the working copy, and of course the usual host of bugfixes and minor enhancements. Additionally, check this article on how to Set up Subversion and websvn on Debian.
Subversion 1.4.0 Released
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2006-09-12 3:05 amlucas
to commit i type:
to add files i type:
svn add blah.ext
the only time I have to type url+path is the inital checkout. thats basically once ever
2006-09-12 5:54 amKaali
Sure you can make an environment variable like CVSROOT by yourself.
And then user:
svn ls $SVNROOT
svn co $SVNROOT/project/trunk
And add the SVNROOT define to your .bashrc for it to be available on the next login too. But as the others said, you don’t need to use the path after you have checked out, but when accessing the repository this is a neat shortcut.
2006-09-12 11:15 ammichuk
kernelpanicked: Take a look at the howto http://polishlinux.org/apps/subversion-howto/ (linked on osnews some time ago) – all the important svn commands are described there. If you used CVS, using SVN is very similar so you shouldn’t have major problems.
Edited 2006-09-12 11:16
“but I can’t imagine having to type an entire URL+/path/to/repo for every single import or commit.”
If you’re working within a directory tree that you checked out with svn, you don’t need to type the full url+path when working with svn.
2006-09-12 2:49 amkernelpanicked
Got it. So it’s only needed for the inital import and checkout. Good to know.
your working in windows xp, dont forget tortoise svn, it adds svn commands to ur context menu in explorer
2006-09-12 11:23 ammichuk
And if you use KDE, there is a similar tool: kdesvn which integrates with Konqueror. The integration is however much simpler than in TortoiseSVN – just the basic commands are available like svn co, add, commit and update (for more you need to launch the kdesvn app).
Edited 2006-09-12 11:23
2006-09-12 12:47 pmGryzor
TortoiseSVN integration was simpler “a long time ago”, it only keeps getting better.
So give those kdesvn developers some time, eventually they’ll catch up.
2006-09-13 8:04 amPonto
The kdesvn view in konqueror is quite powerfull right now. No need to start the standalone application.
2006-09-13 9:20 ammichuk
Perhaps you’re talking about a very recent version of KDE? I use KDE and kdesvn from Ubuntu 6.06 repos and the view is rather poor there.
2006-09-13 8:40 pmPonto
The view has nearly the same appearance as the standalone client. See at http://www.pontohonk.de/example/kdesvn.png
for those of you who are already familiar with subversion. Is there not an equivalent to the CVSROOT environment variable in subversion? I do plan to get up close and personal with subversion. Maybe, possibly one day, when cvs stops doing what I need, but I can’t imagine having to type an entire URL+/path/to/repo for every single import or commit.