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How to install Subversion

Thursday, February 25th, 2010


(A) To install Subversion : yum install mod_dav_svn subversion
(B) How to create a Repo :

svnadmin create /svn

So it will create a svn directory under / directory

[root@mail /]# pwd
[root@mail /]# ls  boot      dev   lib    opt   sbin     svn  usr
aquota.user   conffile  etc   media  proc  selinux  sys  var
bin           data      home  mnt    root  srv      tmp
[root@mail /]#

(C) How to import Directory in svn repos ?

 svn import directory/ file:///svn/directory

output :

[root@mail /]# svn import /root/script/ file:///svn/script
Adding         /root/script/
Committed revision 1.

Note After typing the svn import command it will open a Vim editor ,and will ask you to write some comments about this import
Example: I would of write: I am adding the /root/script directory into svn repository.

Svn Asking to input comments before adding directory to repository

Svn Asking to input comments before adding directory to repository

Note : if you see bellow error :

svn: Could not use external editor to fetch log message; consider setting the $SVN_EDITOR environment variable or using the --message (-m) or --file (-F) options
svn: None of the environment variables SVN_EDITOR, VISUAL or EDITOR are set, and no 'editor-cmd' run-time configuration option was found

which means: you need to add “vim ” program path into bash_profile files

How to add vim programm path in .bash_profile file :

vi /root/.bash_profile
add this line :
export SVN_EDITOR="/bin/vi"

Now save the file and logoff and log on agian

(d) How to check list of projects in svn repo

[root@mail /]# svn list file:///svn

Output :


Which means script directory has been added into svn repository.
Now if you want to see what is inside script directory

[root@mail /]# svn list file:///svn/script