Appendix A. How to use Subversion with Flex + Rails

In this appendix, we’ll install Subversion, create a new repository, import our project into it, and configure Subversion to ignore the appropriate files. A full discussion of Subversion is far beyond the scope of this book—see if you’re interested.



If you aren’t afraid of the command line, consider Git instead of Subversion. To learn why, see Linus Torvalds’ (creator of Git and Linux) Tech Talk at Google:


First, we need to have Subversion installed. Run the following commands:

c:\peter\flexiblerails\current\pomodo>svn --version svn, version 1.4.2 (r22196) compiled Nov 3 2006, 16:53:07 ... c:\peter\flexiblerails\current\pomodo> ...

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