Monthly Archives: December 2008

What makes P4Win better than P4V? – P4V deficiencies

P4V deficiencies compared to P4Win Here’s list of P4V deficiencies & features missing as compared to P4Win…   1). In P4V you can’t paste paths onto the tree view as way to quickly navigate to items. The nearest equivalent is to paste in to the address bar but that has the annoying side effect of switching… Read More »

Benefits of CVSNT, What are the advantages of CVSNT over CVS ?

Advantages of CVSNT over CVS Feature CVSNT CVS Server Supports authentication via Microsoft Active Directory or SSH (windows only) YES NO Set enforced protocols allow server to lock out clients connecting over insecure protocols or using insecure/inefficient options. YES NO Easily remove protocols (without recompile) YES NO Branch ACLs can be used to restrict access… Read More »

Major differences between CVS and CVSNT | CVS Vs CVSNT

Major differences between CVS and CVSNT | CVS Vs CVSNT CVSNT was started as a variation (or branch) of CVS in 1999 because patches contributed to CVS were not considered to be suitable for that project by those responsible for making such decisions at that time. CVSNT has continued to add features to the original… Read More »

SVN Installation | Subversion Installation guide | Subversion Setup

Install CollabNet SVN Command Line Client in Red Hat Link: http://www.collab.net/downloads/subversion/redhat.html 1. Platform and configuration Product: CollabNet Subversion client Platforms: Red Hat Enterprise Linux releases 4 and 5 (all versions, 32 bit) Prerequisite: You must be a superuser (root) to install and uninstall CollabNet Subversion. 2. Import CollabNet GPG key CollabNet Subversion RPMs are signed… Read More »

Process to Install CollabNet SVN Command Line Client in Windows

Link: http://www.collab.net/downloads/subversion/ 1. Platform and configuration    Product: CollabNet Subversion server    Certified platforms: Windows XP SP2, Win 2003(Standard Edition) R2    Apache version: 2.2.8    ViewVC: 1.0.5 (requires ActiveState Python 2.5)    Repository format: fsfs (bdb support not included)    Prerequisite: The user needs administrative privileges to install    and uninstall CollabNet Subversion. 2.… Read More »

How to Install CollabNet SVN Command Line Client in Solaris?

Link: http://www.collab.net/downloads/subversion/solaris.html 1. Platform and configuration Product: CollabNet Subversion client Platforms: Solaris 10 SPARC Prerequisite: You must be a superuser (root) to install and uninstall CollabNet Subversion. 2. Import/Update CollabNet certificate CollabNet Subversion Solaris packages are signed. As a one-time task, import the CollabNet certificate using the command:     sudo pkgadm addcert -ty certificate.pem The… Read More »

How to Access SVN when client is under proxy ?

The Subversion client can go through a proxy, if you configure it to do so.   First, edit your “servers” configuration file to indicate which proxy to use. The files location depends on your operating system.   On Linux or Unix it is located in the directory “~/.subversion”.   On Windows it is in “%APPDATA%\Subversion”.… Read More »