Massimo Caliman
by Massimo Caliman
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  • Unix


  • Linux
  • ubuntu

When debugging, novices insert corrective code; experts remove defective code.

– Richard E. Pattis

Here again, apt is more than generous

$ sudo apt-get install subversion

We do not install with Apache because we will access svn via ssh in a much more secure way. First, we create the directory that will host our project and repo

mkdir /var/svn/MyApplication

we “inform” svn that this directory is a repository

svnadmin create /var/svn/MyApplication

At this point from our favourite IDE, we can check out or initialise the repo when we have it locally, the repo URL is in the following format