Setting up a Subversion server
Next, we will create a repository for our projects, configure a user named
svnpackt to have access to the repository, and import a dummy Maven project named
packt-app into the repository. The process is the same for Linux and Windows.
Creating a Subversion repository
A Subversion repository is simply a directory in the filesystem containing repository configuration files and our project's files. To create a repository, open a terminal and enter the following command:
$ svnadmin create $PATH_REPO
$PATH_REPO with a directory, for example,
To verify the creation of the repository, navigate to
$PATH_REPO. The following directories should have been created:
conf: Subversion configuration files
db: Project ...