Version Control with Subversion, 2nd Edition

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  1. Version Control with Subversion
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    2. Foreword
    3. Preface
      1. What Is Subversion?
        1. Is Subversion the Right Tool?
        2. Subversion’s History
        3. Subversion’s Architecture
        4. Subversion’s Components
        5. What’s New in Subversion
      2. Audience
      3. How to Read This Book
      4. Conventions Used in This Book
      5. Organization of This Book
      6. This Book Is Free
      7. Using Code Examples
      8. Safari® Books Online
      9. How to Contact Us
      10. Acknowledgments
        1. From Ben Collins-Sussman
        2. From Brian W. Fitzpatrick
        3. From C. Michael Pilato
    4. 1. Fundamental Concepts
      1. The Repository
      2. Versioning Models
        1. The Problem of File Sharing
        2. The Lock-Modify-Unlock Solution
        3. The Copy-Modify-Merge Solution
      3. Subversion in Action
        1. Subversion Repository URLs
        2. Working Copies
        3. Revisions
        4. How Working Copies Track the Repository
        5. Mixed Revision Working Copies
          1. Updates and commits are separate
          2. Mixed revisions are normal
          3. Mixed revisions are useful
          4. Mixed revisions have limitations
      4. Summary
    5. 2. Basic Usage
      1. Help!
      2. Getting Data into Your Repository
        1. svn import
        2. Recommended Repository Layout
      3. Initial Checkout
        1. Disabling Password Caching
        2. Authenticating As a Different User
      4. Basic Work Cycle
        1. Update Your Working Copy
        2. Make Changes to Your Working Copy
        3. Examine Your Changes
          1. See an overview of your changes
          2. Examine the details of your local modifications
        4. Undoing Working Changes
        5. Resolve Conflicts (Merging Others’ Changes)
          1. Viewing conflict differences interactively
          2. Resolving conflict differences interactively
          3. Postponing conflict resolution
          4. Merging conflicts by hand
          5. Discarding your changes in favor of a newly fetched revision
          6. Punting: using svn revert
        6. Commit Your Changes
      5. Examining History
        1. Generating a List of Historical Changes
        2. Examining the Details of Historical Changes
          1. Examining local changes
          2. Comparing working copy to repository
          3. Comparing repository revisions
        3. Browsing the Repository
          1. svn cat
          2. svn list
        4. Fetching Older Repository Snapshots
      6. Sometimes You Just Need to Clean Up
        1. Disposing of a Working Copy
        2. Recovering from an Interruption
      7. Summary
    6. 3. Advanced Topics
      1. Revision Specifiers
        1. Revision Keywords
        2. Revision Dates
      2. Properties
        1. Why Properties?
        2. Manipulating Properties
        3. Properties and the Subversion Workflow
        4. Automatic Property Setting
      3. File Portability
        1. File Content Type
        2. File Executability
        3. End-of-Line Character Sequences
      4. Ignoring Unversioned Items
      5. Keyword Substitution
      6. Sparse Directories
      7. Locking
        1. Creating Locks
        2. Discovering Locks
        3. Breaking and Stealing Locks
        4. Lock Communication
      8. Externals Definitions
      9. Peg and Operative Revisions
      10. Changelists
        1. Creating and Modifying Changelists
        2. Changelists As Operation Filters
        3. Changelist Limitations
      11. Network Model
        1. Requests and Responses
        2. Client Credentials Caching
      12. Summary
    7. 4. Branching and Merging
      1. What’s a Branch?
      2. Using Branches
        1. Creating a Branch
        2. Working with Your Branch
        3. The Key Concepts Behind Branching
      3. Basic Merging
        1. Changesets
        2. Keeping a Branch in Sync
        3. Mergeinfo and Previews
        4. Undoing Changes
        5. Resurrecting Deleted Items
      4. Advanced Merging
        1. Cherrypicking
        2. Merge Syntax: Full Disclosure
        3. Merges Without Mergeinfo
        4. More on Merge Conflicts
        5. Blocking Changes
        6. Merge-Sensitive Logs and Annotations
        7. Noticing or Ignoring Ancestry
        8. Merges and Moves
        9. Blocking Merge-Unaware Clients
        10. The Final Word on Merge Tracking
      5. Traversing Branches
      6. Tags
        1. Creating a Simple Tag
        2. Creating a Complex Tag
      7. Branch Maintenance
        1. Repository Layout
        2. Data Lifetimes
      8. Common Branching Patterns
        1. Release Branches
        2. Feature Branches
      9. Vendor Branches
        1. General Vendor Branch Management Procedure
        2. svn_load_dirs.pl
      10. Summary
    8. 5. Repository Administration
      1. The Subversion Repository, Defined
      2. Strategies for Repository Deployment
        1. Planning Your Repository Organization
        2. Deciding Where and How to Host Your Repository
        3. Choosing a Data Store
          1. Berkeley DB
          2. FSFS
      3. Creating and Configuring Your Repository
        1. Creating the Repository
        2. Implementing Repository Hooks
        3. Berkeley DB Configuration
      4. Repository Maintenance
        1. An Administrator’s Toolkit
          1. svnadmin
          2. svnlook
          3. svndumpfilter
          4. svnsync
          5. fsfs-reshard.py
          6. Berkeley DB utilities
        2. Commit Log Message Correction
        3. Managing Disk Space
          1. How Subversion saves disk space
          2. Removing dead transactions
          3. Purging unused Berkeley DB logfiles
        4. Berkeley DB Recovery
        5. Migrating Repository Data Elsewhere
        6. Filtering Repository History
        7. Repository Replication
        8. Repository Backup
        9. Managing Repository UUIDs
      5. Moving and Removing Repositories
      6. Summary
    9. 6. Server Configuration
      1. Overview
      2. Choosing a Server Configuration
        1. The svnserve Server
        2. svnserve over SSH
        3. The Apache HTTP Server
        4. Recommendations
      3. svnserve, a Custom Server
        1. Invoking the Server
          1. svnserve as daemon
          2. svnserve via inetd
          3. svnserve over a tunnel
          4. svnserve as Windows service
        2. Built-in Authentication and Authorization
          1. Create a users file and realm
          2. Set access controls
        3. Using svnserve with SASL
          1. Authenticating with SASL
          2. SASL encryption
        4. Tunneling over SSH
        5. SSH configuration tricks
          1. Initial setup
          2. Controlling the invoked command
      4. httpd, the Apache HTTP Server
        1. Prerequisites
        2. Basic Apache Configuration
        3. Authentication Options
          1. Setting up HTTP authentication
          2. SSL certificate management
        4. Authorization Options
          1. Blanket access control
          2. Per-directory access control
          3. Disabling path-based checks
        5. Extra Goodies
          1. Repository browsing
            1. Proper MIME type
            2. Customizing the look
            3. Listing repositories
          2. Apache logging
          3. Write-through proxying
            1. Configure the servers
            2. Set up replication
            3. Caveats
          4. Other Apache features
      5. Path-Based Authorization
      6. Supporting Multiple Repository Access Methods
    10. 7. Customizing Your Subversion Experience
      1. Runtime Configuration Area
        1. Configuration Area Layout
        2. Configuration and the Windows Registry
        3. Configuration Options
          1. Servers
          2. Config
      2. Localization
        1. Understanding Locales
        2. Subversion’s Use of Locales
      3. Using External Editors
      4. Using External Differencing and Merge Tools
        1. External diff
        2. External diff3
      5. Summary
    11. 8. Embedding Subversion
      1. Layered Library Design
        1. Repository Layer
        2. Repository Access Layer
        3. Client Layer
      2. Inside the Working Copy Administration Area
        1. The Entries File
        2. Pristine Copies and Property Files
      3. Using the APIs
        1. The Apache Portable Runtime Library
        2. URL and Path Requirements
        3. Using Languages Other Than C and C++
        4. Code Samples
      4. Summary
    12. 9. Subversion Complete Reference
      1. The Subversion Command-Line Client: svn
        1. svn Options
        2. svn Subcommands
          1. svn add
          2. svn blame
          3. svn cat
          4. svn changelist
          5. svn checkout
          6. svn cleanup
          7. svn commit
          8. svn copy
          9. svn delete
          10. svn diff
          11. svn export
          12. svn help
          13. svn import
          14. svn info
          15. svn list
          16. svn lock
          17. svn log
          18. svn merge
          19. svn mergeinfo
          20. svn mkdir
          21. svn move
          22. svn propdel
          23. svn propedit
          24. svn propget
          25. svn proplist
          26. svn propset
          27. svn resolve
          28. svn resolved
          29. svn revert
          30. svn status
          31. svn switch
          32. svn unlock
          33. svn update
      2. svnadmin
        1. svnadmin Options
        2. svnadmin Subcommands
          1. svnadmin crashtest
          2. svnadmin create
          3. svnadmin deltify
          4. svnadmin dump
          5. svnadmin help
          6. svnadmin hotcopy
          7. svnadmin list-dblogs
          8. svnadmin list-unused-dblogs
          9. svnadmin load
          10. svnadmin lslocks
          11. svnadmin lstxns
          12. svnadmin recover
          13. svnadmin rmlocks
          14. svnadmin rmtxns
          15. svnadmin setlog
          16. svnadmin setrevprop
          17. svnadmin setuuid
          18. svnadmin upgrade
          19. svnadmin verify
      3. svnlook
        1. svnlook Options
        2. svnlook Subcommands
          1. svnlook author
          2. svnlook cat
          3. svnlook changed
          4. svnlook date
          5. svnlook diff
          6. svnlook dirs-changed
          7. svnlook help
          8. svnlook history
          9. svnlook info
          10. svnlook lock
          11. svnlook log
          12. svnlook propget
          13. svnlook proplist
          14. svnlook tree
          15. svnlook uuid
          16. svnlook youngest
      4. svnsync
        1. svnsync Options
        2. svnsync Subcommands
          1. svnsync copy-revprops
          2. svnsync help
          3. svnsync initialize
          4. svnsync synchronize
      5. svnserve
        1. svnserve Options
      6. svndumpfilter
        1. svndumpfilter Options
        2. svndumpfilter Subcommands
          1. svndumpfilter exclude
          2. svndumpfilter include
          3. svndumpfilter help
      7. svnversion
        1. svnversion Options
        2. svnversion Examples
      8. mod_dav_svn Configuration Directives
        1. Directives
        2. High-Level Logging
      9. mod_authz_svn
        1. Directives
      10. Subversion Properties
        1. Versioned Properties
        2. Unversioned Properties
      11. Repository Hooks
        1. start-commit
        2. pre-commit
        3. post-commit
        4. pre-revprop-change
        5. post-revprop-change
        6. pre-lock
        7. post-lock
        8. pre-unlock
        9. post-unlock
    13. A. Subversion Quick-Start Guide
      1. Installing Subversion
      2. High-Speed Tutorial
    14. B. Subversion for CVS Users
      1. Revision Numbers Are Different Now
      2. Directory Versions
      3. More Disconnected Operations
      4. Distinction Between Status and Update
        1. Status
        2. Update
      5. Branches and Tags
      6. Metadata Properties
      7. Conflict Resolution
      8. Binary Files and Translation
      9. Versioned Modules
      10. Authentication
      11. Converting a Repository from CVS to Subversion
    15. C. WebDAV and Autoversioning
      1. What Is WebDAV?
      2. Autoversioning
      3. Client Interoperability
        1. Standalone WebDAV Applications
          1. Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver, Photoshop
          2. cadaver, DAV Explorer
        2. File-Explorer WebDAV Extensions
          1. Microsoft Web Folders
          2. Nautilus, Konqueror
        3. WebDAV Filesystem Implementation
          1. WebDrive, NetDrive
          2. Mac OS X
          3. Linux davfs2
    16. D. Copyright
      1. Creative Commons Legal Code
        1. Attribution 2.0
          1. License
    17. Index
    18. About the Authors
    19. Colophon
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