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From Mark Phippard <markp...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache svn - how to customize rendering?
Date Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:03:30 GMT


> On Dec 10, 2017, at 3:38 PM, Bo Berglund <bo.berglund@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:53:37 -0500, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> If you want any "features" like being able to view history and see 
>> diffs then you need ViewVC or a similar product.  
>> These just install alongside and co-exist with SVN, they do not 
>> replace the server.
> 
> Thanks, I was thinking about getting ViewVC but was afraid it would
> break ApacheSvn since svn is using Apache...
> Seeing that it installs alongside svn is reassuring.
> 
> So I did this:
> sudo apt-get install viewvc
> 
> And that worked, however I followed a how-to I found on the net which
> seems not to work...
> https://unspecified.wordpress.com/2008/06/10/viewvc/
> Probably too old (I did not notice the 2008 item).
> 
> So now I am stuck in the configuration stage.
> Then I found this:
> http://chschneider.eu/linux/server/apache2.shtml
> and was totally overwhelmed by the complexity of setting this up.
> 
> I once installed ViewCVS on Windows servers back about 10 years ago
> (for CVS) and it was really not this complex to get running.
> 
> I have yet to see anything at all via the Apache web server.


I have generally just followed the ViewVC docs:

https://github.com/viewvc/viewvc/blob/master/INSTALL

Mark

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