Current Need: Make SVN work in our shop.
Current skills: Last week I wrote and presented a course called "The Ten Minute SVN Expert", i.e., to show users how to set up Tortoise SVN and use it for individual source code control.
We did this with local repositories; i.e., on their laptops and notebooks and desktops.
: people can write, commit, and have courage to make mistakes.
: one guy's disk fails and it's solarbanite time.
My boss has set up a far safer system on our big server with a redundant nightly backup and so on.
I have no clue what happens on the server side of this equation; as that was set up for us by a (now gone) grad student who was very good at getting things done quickly so that they work.
Now the server side software of SVN does not work. No clue what happened a month ago, but it just would not let anybody in.
We just changed offices and boss says that I will be useful if I fix this.
I look on the Tortoise SVN Site
] where I found links to...
-- This, Subversion Edge,
] From CollabNet
-- This, uberSVN,
] from WanDisco
-- This, Visual SVN Server,
] from Visual SVN
My boss REALLY
wants an open source package; and I'm totally behind him all the way.
From reading the wording on these three websites mentioned above, I get a distinct feeling that I'm not really being led to what we're really after; i.e., a truly open source implementation the server side of the software.
If anyone reading here has seen this before and navigated it successfully, your suggestions will be read with great interest and appreciation.
I get the feeling that I'm not really headed toward a truly open source implementation of the server side of this.