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Set up a subversion server for LAN use in 10 minutes

Posted in General on July 31st, 2006
  • Download the latest stable Subversion binaries for Windows from here
  • Unzip it to a directory of your choice.
  • Add the bin directory under the subversion installation to your PATH
  • Create a new subversion repository

c:\svnadmin create \path\to\svn_repository

  • Modify configuration file svnserve.conf under the conf directory of the subversion repository you just created  to allow write permission to repository
  • If needed, import existing projects into the newly created repository
  • Use the SVN Service Wrapper for Windows to set up svnserve as a windows service. This way whenever you restart your machine, your local subversion server will be started
  • Alternatively, start subversion server manually as:

c:\svnserve -r pathtosvn_repository -d

  • Done. You now can access the new subversion repository within your LAN. The URL for your subversion repository is:

svn://localhost/path/to/svn_repository or

svn://lan_ip_address/path/to/svn_repository

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Shortcuts! Shortcuts! Shortcuts!

Posted in General on June 14th, 2006

Jon Galloway has a great post on Mouseless Computing, which contains tips, links on using shortcuts for Windows in general and other applications such as Visual Studio.Net, SQL Server Query Analyzer, etc. I have to dig more deep into it.

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