As I was getting ready to do my first svn check in today – I got an error that I had not seen yesterday: “svn: error: The subversion command line tools are no longer provided by Xcode” My operating system: macOS Catalina 10.15.3 Apple’s documentation on how to fix this: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos_release_notes/macos_catalina_10_15_release_notes The solution: Open: The […]
If you are a web or application developer, there will come a time (hopefully) that you will need to use subversion for your projects. While I use the command line for this – there are some GUI applications that make it easy for people to manage their files using subversion. For this documentation, I have […]
Ever delete something with svn (svn del) and then realize you needed it again? You can get it back by using: svn copy -r HEAD filenameyoudeleted.extension filenameyoudeleted.extension svn copy is the command to get a working copy back -r is short for revision. I used HEAD which will give you the latest in repository. You […]
Because I always forget…to change the text editor that svn uses with the commit messages, just type in this command (if you use bash): export SVN_EDITOR=vi *Substitute vi for your editor of choice. **Personally, I once was a pico/nano fan, then I moved to emacs, and now I am a vi person.
Something that confuses a lot of people when they start using subversion is the file status. (svn st) Here is a quick list of the file status codes and what they mean: A File was added C Conflicting changes D File was deleted G File was merged R File was replaced U File was updated […]
In order to take a look at WordPress 2.5 before it was released, I used subversion to check out the latest code available using the instructions given on the WordPress site. Once WordPress 2.5 was released, I wanted to keep my sites using 2.5 and not the bleeding edge releases (2.6) so I needed to […]
To address my increasing backup needs as well as my need for more FireWire and USB ports, I decided to buy a miniStack (500GB). I own a Mac Mini and so the miniStack seemed like the perfect solution. Now comes my friendly reminder to all those reading that do not back up…back it up! On […]