SVN reminders

Here is a list of tasks to remind me how to manage my SVN virtual machine:

Create repository:

 sudo svnadmin create /var/svnroot/myrepo (substitute myrepo with whatever name you want)

Add a user:

 In the folder for the repository you just created, go into the “conf” folder. You then need to edit the “passwd” file

Setup authorization to use the passwd file:

 Edit 'svnserve.conf' in the same conf folder; uncomment the 'passwd-db = passwd'

Create directory structure /trunk /branches /tags in a new temporary folder and import this structure into the repository via a right click on the folder and selecting TortoiseSVN → Import… This will import your temp folder into the repository root to create the basic repository layout.

Now you are ready to go.


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