How to install svn on linux

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Howto install SVN (Subversion) server on Fedora , Red Hat (RHEL).

 Install Packages:-

# yum install mod_dav_svn subversion

Modify Subversion config file /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf

Add following config to /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf file:-

LoadModule dav_svn_module     modules/
LoadModule authz_svn_module   modules/

<Location /svn>
   DAV svn
   SVNParentPath /var/www/svn
   AuthType Basic
   AuthName “Subversion repositories”
   AuthUserFile /etc/svn-auth-users
   Require valid-user

How to Add SVN  users:-

Use  command:

## Create user vishal ##
htpasswd -cm /etc/svn-auth-users vishal
New password:
Re-type new password:
Adding password for user vishal

## Create testuser2 ##
htpasswd -m /etc/svn-auth-users vyas
New password:
Re-type new password:
Adding password for user vyas

How to Create and configure SVN repository:-

mkdir /var/www/svn
cd /var/www/svn

svnadmin create reponame
chown -R apache.apache reponame

chcon -R -t httpd_sys_content_t /var/www/svn/reponame

## Following enables commits over http ##
chcon -R -t httpd_sys_rw_content_t /var/www/svn/reponame
Goto http://localhost/svn/reponame address and you should see something like following, write username and password:  SVN testrepo revision 0:

Create trunk, branches and tags structure under testrepo:-

Create “template” directories with following command:

mkdir -p /opt/vishal{trunk,branches,tags}

Then import template to project repository using “svn import” command:

svn import -m ‘Initial import’ /opt/vishal/ http://localhost/svn/reponame
Adding         /tmp/svn-structure-template/trunk
Adding         /tmp/svn-structure-template/branches
Adding         /tmp/svn-structure-template/tags

Committed revision 1.

Check results on browser and see testrepo revision 1:-


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