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Good introduction to Subversion for inexperienced users?

Can you suggest a good introduction to Subversion for UNIX (or Mac OS X) users? It can assume familiarity with basic command-line usage, but not any advanced topics (with bash scripting counting as ...
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passwordless ssh for another username?

I want to do a passwordless ssh connection for a subversion project. Right now I'm using ssh+svn, and it's a little annoying, because I have to type the password any time I want to transact with the ...
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svn switch --relocate: wrong uuid?

I am trying to switch to a new SVN repository. I currently have the following checkout: $ svn info svn+ssh://some.server.edu/home/name/svn-repositories/proj/trunk Now I wanted to switch, but I get ...
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How to use the SVN CLI effectively

How can I make myself more productive with the SVN CLI? I need to complete repetitive tasks like these: find modified files in directory commit only SOME of them selecting them somehow other then ...
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Which GUI svn client allows searching through history?

I'm looking for GUI tool that allows searching svn history, and more than just log messages.
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Subversion: how to determine when files became corrupt

I'm using Subversion just for private synchronization between a laptop and a desktop. Recently I discovered that several ASCII files and several binary files were corrupted. Instead of the expected ...
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How to configure SVN/SSH with SSH on non standard port?

I have configured SSH to be on port 20000. When I try: svn co svn+ssh://server.com:20000/home/svn/proj1 proj1 --username jm I get svn: To better debug SSH connection problems, remove the -q ...
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Why does Subversion give a broken pipe error when piped into head?

If I do a svn log | head after the tenth line of output I get an error message: svn: Write error: Broken pipe What's going on here? I haven't seen any other command do this when used with head. ...
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Need to upgrade svn on centos

I have an error when I run svn up svn this client is too old to work with working copy...please get a newer subversion client This is on centos. I need to update svn. How do I do this? ...
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Recursively Remove SVN files

I'm still learning the bash shell. I want to recursively find and remove svn files within the child directories of a given folder. I made the mistake of checking out instead of just cloning. So i'm ...
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Rsync except .svn folders and their sub-contents?

Dealing with a subversion repo and a new user that didn't quite understand how it worked. Long story short, since their local structure was messed up due to copying random .svn folders about, I did ...
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How to output file & ignoring lines that start with “?”?

I do svn status --show-updates and then I want to either Q1: ignore (not to display) lines that start with ? Q2: display only lines that start with * Note that there are few spaces before * occurs. ...
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How do services in Debian work, and how can I manage them?

In Windows I have the services manager, where I see all system services, that can be started through Windows itself, I set up the user it uses, the rights management is in there, and I can pass ...
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How do I add a user in SVN?

UPDATE #3: I think I found it. /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf <Location /repos> DAV svn SVNPath /var/www/svn/repos AuthType Basic AuthName "Subversion repos" ...
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Disable svn plaintext password storage for all users

By default, Subversion allows users to save their password in plaintext in ~/.subversion/auth/svn.simple. I'm investigating options for storing encrypted passwords in svn, but at the very least and ...
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SVN access and indexing tool

I have a huge SVN repository where several developers make ~100 commits per day. The repository has a size of almost 4GB and each update requires me to wait for 30-60seconds. However, I do not do ...
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Git-SVN Not Allowing Me to Authenticate

Git 1.7.9.1 on Arch Linux: git svn init -s https://app.svn.beanstalk.com/repo Initialized empty Git repository in /path/to/repo/.git/ Authentication realm: ...
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shell scripts that respond to console output

Disclaimer:: I am not an active shell scripter How does one create a script that responds to console output? For instance, I'm trying to setup a cron that periodically svnsync 's changes to my ...
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Ignore files for zsh's completion for SVN

I managed to configure zsh such that it does not suggest LaTeX temporary files when I use autocompletion for emacs by adding this line to my ~/.zshrc: zstyle ':completion:*:*:emacs:*:*files' ...
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Why is zsh (oh-my-zsh) completing directories that don't exist?

UPDATE 3 I've worked out that these annoying autocomplete options are actually usernames. I.e. they exist in /etc/passwd I have users such as _kadmin_admin and _kadmin_changepw and many others ...
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Apply astyle on commited files using SVN hooks

I would like to apply some styling to code whenever someone commits to an SVN repository, for this I use astyle on the commited changes with an svn pre-commit hook. I can get the file names like ...
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Setting SVN permissions with davsvnauthz

There seems to be a path inheritance issue which is boggling me over access restrictions. For instance, if I grant rw access one group/user, and wish to restrict it some /../../secret to none, it ...
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How to make svn look for if there is an update once a minute and if there is call some script?

I am developing a server app. I have a remote machine with Debian that I use for testing. Currently I update the server manually when each new svn version comes out. It is just a testing server and ...
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How does a package run without all the dependencies being installed on the target system?

I am trying to build the latest version of subversion on ubuntu 12.10 and was having some trouble completing ./configure as I seemed to be getting a never ending stream of configure: error: x not ...
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How to make apr available for subversion install?

I try to install subversion from source, but on ./configure receive: configure: error: no suitable apr found I have download apr source and installed: libraries have been installed in: ...
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Subversion on Ubuntu server - setup issues

I have followed a guide for setting up a Subversion server and I cannot seem to access any repositories that I have created and imported from a Windows based SVN repository. In the past, I installed ...
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subversion 1.6 file svn:externals help

Can someone please point out how I could do svn:externals for a single file? I know how to use svn:externals for directories, having used it for a while now under svn 1.4 but I can't seem to figure ...
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Subversion (svn) doesn't store passwords in gnome-keyring

I fight with svn since 2 hours to store my password inside the gnome keyring, but nothing worked. I'm on a fresh installed archlinux system with the following packages installed: acl 2.2.52-1 ...
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How to set-up a online SVN server on my laptop

I had created a local SVN server on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 and its working perfectly fine. Now I want to make my laptop as server for some valid users who can access my SVN server though ...
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How to checkout Tomcat by SVN?

I try: svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk/ But received error: svn: E170000: Unrecognized URL scheme for 'http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc7.0.x/trunk' Is it ...
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How to assign correct permissions to both webserver and svn?

I've an issue with files ownerships in unix. I have a drupal website and the "files" folder needs to be owned by "www-data" in order to let the users to upload files with php. However I'm now using ...
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pysvn fails to make due to -lneon not found?

I am trying to install pysvn on my CentOS server and it says that -lneon is gone. After searching their mailing lists for a bit I found what neon means but it doesn't say how can I get it? Here's my ...
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How to do svn update without password on crontab [closed]

I'm new to svn and ssh. I'm trying to do svn update of 5 repositories in my local system every 3 hours on crontab. So, to achieve this I have setup ssh passwordless login using the below steps: ...
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Saving source code from the internet

How can I save all the documents from this adress to my PC? https://svn.linuxsampler.org/svn/liblscp/trunk/ This is a package I need to build "Open Octave DAW" from source.
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svn checkout shows only one file

anisha@linux-y3pi:~/Desktop/mysvn> svn list https://earthhtml.googlecode.com/svn/ branches/ manual.cpp ogmap.html svn-book.pdf tags/ trunk/ wiki/ But, this downloads only one file: ...
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svn command to see a tally of my changes

Is there an SVN command that I can run to see a tally of all of my contributions? Something like: added 1800 deleted 15
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visit all directories under version control

Is there a find incantation that would allow me to visit all directories under SVN version control? I am trying to use the execdir switch to add to the svn:ignore property in each one of these ...
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How to install subversion 1.6.x on SLE11?

I need specific version of subversion 1.6.x on my SLE11 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64)) but I do not know how to install it. If I follow the instructions on ...
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Checkout a file from svn and append its timestamp to its name

Suppose I have a file in SVN at http://example.com/file.txt I want to check it out to file-20131218-2000.txt where December 18, 2013 at 8pm is when the most recent commit to that file happened ...
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SVN repository - user premissions issue

I have created the repository long time ago when I was the only user. Now I need to add another user, so I created a usergroup where I added the both users and did the following: chmod -R ...
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Is it a good practice to use svn for two different applications but on the same server?

Is it a good practice to use SVN for two different applications but on the same server ? I'm asking this because, whenever I update one of the application with svn it does not ask for password ...
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Binding a particular IP to a port in apache2

In How to set-up a online SVN server on my laptop I asked to give access to my SVN server installed on my laptop to some of my friends siting in another part of country.I set-up a SVN server.I was ...
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How can I test whether the output from a command is null or empty string? [closed]

I'm trying to get a pre-commit hook script to work on our old SVN box. It's very old, running Ubuntu Server 8.04. This script: @echo off :: :: Stops commits that have empty log messages. ...
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SVN checkout under a different user name

When I ssh into my server I log in under root or my user on the system. However, when I checkout from my svn repos then are then owned by either root or my user, and therefore all files deployed to ...
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svn and webserver files ownerships

I've an issue with files ownerships. I have a drupal website and the "files" folder needs to be owned by "www-data" in order to let the users to upload files with php. However I'm now using svn and ...
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How to setup SVN server permissions properly?

I use Debian 7 and have Subversion installed. I can't figure out what permissions and owners to set to the repositories once I create them. I want to have 2 types of repositories: 1) svn/private/* ...
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AIX and Subversion

Very basic question regarding AIX and Apache Subversion: I need to install an Apache Subversion client onto an AIX 4.3 system. (Yes, this is a rather old version of AIX; the story is too long and ...
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how to install older version of subversion in Linux Mint

With Linux Mint, when I install subversion the .svn metadata folders are not compatible with 1.6.18 of Eclipse subversion plugin (subclipse). I assume the plugin can only process 1.6 compliant ...
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How to 'ls' current directory (which is under svn) files info (path)?

How can I sort of list current directory contents (including sub-directories recursively) (which is under svn) files info (path relative to current dir)? I want this to get log in format like: ...
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How can I list subversion's runtime configuration options?

Say I want to know the value of the global-ignores option. How can I find it out?