Category Archives: Subversion

Setup Subversion on a Red Hat based system

As a follow up to one of my previous posts I thought I should just write a little guide on how to setup Subversion on a Red Hat based system like Cent OS, Fedora, and of course Red Hat it self. This is the way I like to install subversion, it uses svnserve and xinetd, which means it starts on demand. When you make a call with e.g subversive in Eclipse towards your server, xinetd kicks in and starts svnserve to serve your request.

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Subversion on a virtual machine using port forwarding

Since I couldn’t for the life of me figure out how to get subversion and svnserve working on OS X Leopard I decided to set it up on a virtual machine running linux instead. This turned out to be an even greater idea than I first imagined. My original idea was to set up this VM with bridged networking, and just connect to it as any other server running svnserve. Unfortunately my dns/dhcp server integrated with my dsl-modem/router got confused by doing it this way, so I had to think of something else.

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