[Scribus] Heads up: We're looking at moving to Subversion

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Sat May 12 03:48:06 CEST 2007

Craig Ringer wrote:
> Hi
> For all of you who track CVS, I'm writing to let you know that we're
> planning on moving to Subversion fairly soon. This should mean faster
> updates and checkouts for basic anonymous svn users. For those of you
> doing development work from anonsvn, you'll get MUCH faster diffs and
> reverts, a status command that's actually useful, and lots more.
> Now is a good time to grab a subversion client so you're ready to go
> when we make the switch.
> Migration instructions will be posted once anonymous svn is available.
> The migration is very quick and simple for anonymous access, though it
> WILL require a full new checkout. The only big difference is how you
> check out different branches, as will be explained in detail soon.
> Anonymous CVS will be shut down when the svn switch is made. It's just
> not practical to try to keep them in sync, and moving to svn is easy
> enough that it won't be too much fuss.
> In terms of client selection, the command line client is always a good
> choice, especially on *nix. Most anonsvn users will be happy using this,
> since it's basically like the cvs command line client but faster, better
> behaved, and with a cleaned up interface.
> KdeSVN seems to be the most popular GUI client for *nix. Windows users
> tend to use TortoiseSVN, and Mac users seem to go for the command line
> client or SvnX .
> A list of clients is available at:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/links.html#clients
> for your downloading pleasure.
The distros should have it, right?

My FC6 has
New enough?


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