The chapters that follow and their contents are listed here:
Explains the basics of version control and different versioning models, along with Subversion’s repository, working copies, and revisions.
Walks you through a day in the life of a Subversion user. It demonstrates how to use a Subversion client to obtain, modify, and commit data.
Covers more complex features that regular users will eventually come into contact with, such as versioned metadata, file locking, and peg revisions.
Discusses branches, merges, and tagging, including best practices for branching and merging, common use cases, how to undo changes, and how to easily swing from one branch to the next.
Describes the basics of the Subversion repository, how to create, configure, and maintain a repository, and the tools you can use to do all of this.
Explains how to configure your Subversion server and offers
different ways to access your repository:
svn protocol, and local disk access. It
also covers the details of authentication, authorization and
Explores the Subversion client configuration files, the handling of internationalized text, and how to make external tools cooperate with Subversion.
Describes the internals of Subversion, the Subversion filesystem, and the working copy administrative areas from a programmer’s point of view. It also demonstrates how to use the public APIs to write a program that uses Subversion.
Explains in great detail every subcommand of svn, svnadmin, and svnlook with plenty of examples for the whole family!
For the impatient, a whirlwind explanation of how to install Subversion and start using it immediately. You have been warned.
Covers the similarities and differences between Subversion and CVS, with numerous suggestions on how to break all the bad habits you picked up from years of using CVS. Included are descriptions of Subversion revision numbers, versioned directories, offline operations, update versus status, branches, tags, metadata, conflict resolution, and authentication.
Describes the details of WebDAV and DeltaV and how you can configure your Subversion repository to be mounted read/write as a DAV share.
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