Setting up svn server on mac os x

It can be deployed using a native installer, as a virtual machine or in the cloud.

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As an aside, it should be noted that Snow Leopard at least comes with an SVN server bundled by default. I believe that Leopard did as well.

Installing and configuring an SVN server on Mac OS X

Either way, you're far better off just using it instead of rolling your own solution. Apple's instructions: A slightly more complicated integration: The argument goes like this: I can recommend Versions , if you need a comprehensive 3rd-party app. Obviously, this is assuming you're using Xcode? While this isn't mac-central per-say, Warehouse was open sourced some time ago and might be worth a look. It's a web-based GUI for svn and git repository management. The server and the GUI are separate components.

Peter Morris Peter Morris 5, 5 43 An easy tutorial can be found here Basically you will be using command line shell environment. No GUI tool is available. To create a repository issue this command svnadmin create MyFirstRepository This will create a repository with the above name in the current folder. The next step is to import a directory.

Use this command svn import destination-folder file: Dov 8, 8 56 Hammad Khan Hammad Khan 9, 12 87 If you are working on your own code and you know without a doubt that nobody else will be accessing your repository, you can skip this step. To do this we first need to edit the svnserve. An easy way from the terminal to edit a file is by using the nano text editor:.


OS X uses the launchd subsystem for automatically starting background services. The easiest way to configure svnserve to run automatically via launchd is by using Lingon. You can grab the latest version from Sourceforge. For more details on using Lingon see this previous article I put together, but for this task we just need to add a new User Daemon:.

Click the save button again and then reboot your computer to give it a test by connecting to localhost or your IP address with your favorite SVN client, ie: Your SVN server is now ready to be used! Like the info. Followed everything to the letter. Yeah — we know git is the new hawtness , but the tools available and integrating git are few, and honestly, our own experience with it has not left us paricularly enamoured.

In setting up a new Subversion server for us to use internally, secured on our network, but also accessible remotely, we started off with our own tutorial from back in , a bit of help from the official Subversion book , and our old friend Google.

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Each line in the code examples that follow should be entered into the Terminal and followed by the Return key. To set your the PATH for your user account on your workstation, you will need to either create or edit a. To open or create the file, in the Terminal, type:. If the file does not exist, the following needs to be added at the end of the file in order to set the necessary PATH variables so that you will be able to use the various Subversion applications without needing to specify the full path to them on your systems.

The one oddball in the above PATH is the path to the aliasbin directory. Patience grasshopper! Save and close the file by typing Control-O and then Control-X.

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Close the window and open a new one to load your changes. When you install Xcode 3. Although you could use this version and skip a few steps, this tutorial is based on using the latest and greatest. Before installing Subversion there are a number of prerequisites which can or should be installed depending on your specific needs.

In this particular case, the only one necessary is zlib which is used to add compression support to Subversion. In order to keep things neat and tidy, source downloads can be saved to the Downloads folder in your home directory or wherever you prefer. Once you get to the sudo make install command, you should be prompted for your administrator password. Enter that when requested in order to complete the installation. Compiling Subversion with all the necessary support libraries is straightforward.

If you did not install neon as in the prerequisites above, be sure to omit that line in the configure command below. You can verify this by checking the version of one of the Subversion applications. Type svn --version in the Terminal. In order to create a complete client-server configuration with remote repository access, you will need to complete Steps 1 and 2 on both Macs. In this particular case, these keys can be used to provide secure authentication to your repository.

If you do not want to use a passphrase as an extra level of security, just press Enter when prompted.

The ssh-keygen command will create two files in the. The first, with the.

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The second is your private key. Do not share this with anyone. Simply put, in order to authenticate successfully, you need both halves of the key. Instead, select View Directories from the Server menu and click the lock icon on the Workgroup Manager window to authenticate yourself as an administrator. Creaing a new group in Workgroup Manager. Click on the Groups tab to switch to the Groups view and then click the New Group button to create a new group. Give the group a Name and Short Name and press Save.

Click on the Members tab to add users to the group or switch to the Users tab and add users to the group from there. Depending on how many users you need to provide access to, one method might be faster than the other.