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Moved from CVS to SVN

Hello all,

We’'ve moved all jivesoftware.org repositories from CVS to Subversion (SVN). The source page has been updated with the new information. If anybody has troubles with the new system, please let us know.

Regards,

Matt

Matt,

I was curious to know why you decided to move to SVN. I am currently undecided between CVS and SVN, and would appreciate any opinions.

Conor.

Does this mean no more XML feeds for the commits? I use Bloglines to keep track of what you guys are doing.

I was curious to know why you decided to move to SVN.

I am currently undecided between CVS and SVN, and

would appreciate any opinions.

I’‘m sure there’'s a long list of differences that would help people choose SVN over CVS. However, a few things for us:

  • Permissions are easier to manage and more secure. We don’'t have to give someone a shell account in order to get commit perms.

  • You can rename files and directories or move them and keep the history. No more delete then re-add like under CVS!

-Matt

Does this mean no more XML feeds for the commits?

I use Bloglines to keep track of what you guys are

doing.

We’‘ll hook up fisheye for SVN in the near future so that you’'ll have that feature back.

-Matt

Oh, I have to say the world changes so fast you know, I don’'t even quite familar with CVS…

Can anybody tell me how to checkout codes with eclipse after this move?

Hi chenhao,

Eclipse doesn’'t have native support for working with SVN, but there is a nice plugin called url=http://subclipse.tigris.org/Subclipse[/url] that works well. Of course, you can always use a standalone client like url=http://www.smartcvs.com/smartsvn/index.htmlSmartCVN[/url].

Hope that helps,

Ryan

I’'m not sure about Eclipse. However, Tortoise SVN is a pretty nice client for Windows – http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/

-Matt

Hey:

I’'ve hooked up Subclipse. Does anyone have any idea what to put in the setup fields? I have http://svn.jivesoftware.org/svn/repos/smack/trunk/ as the url and then I put smack in as the username but i am getting back a 400 bad request?

Thanks

Unfortunately, I’‘m stuck behind a firewall that doesn’‘t (yet) allow me to connect to svn so I can’'t give you any specific instructions but have you tried using “smack” for both the username and password?

Thanks,

Ryan

yes, and it doesn’'t work.

With Subclipse add the url as

http://svn.jivesoftware.org/svn/repos/messenger

or

http://svn.jivesoftware.org/svn/repos/smack

no user name or password required.

If that is not working try this apache project to verify you don’'t have other issues http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/maven/maven-1/core

Hope that helps,

Conor.

Unfortunately, I’'m stuck behind a firewall that

doesn’'t (yet) allow me to connect to svn

How is that possible? It’'s just http or https.

-Matt

How is that possible? It’'s just http or https.

I should have said I’‘m behind a firewall and proxy. The proxy is the real issue since I don’'t believe it is configued to support all the HTTP methods (PROPFIND, REPORT, MERGE, MKACTIVITY, CHECKOUT) Subversion uses.

Thanks,

Ryan