Using ‘grep’ with Subversion

I use ‘grep’ alot, but it false positives when searching in a Subversion working copy. So I’m using the ‘-r’ flag to recursive search for the phrase ‘quick brown fox’: $ grep -r ‘quick brown fox’ * app/controllers/users_controller.php: quick brown fox app/controllers/.svn/text-base/users_controller.php.svn-base: quick brown fox This is only a minor annoyance if there are just […]

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Subversion help

Let’s suppose I’ve designated my Subversion repository to be /home/svn/. Now I want to create a project “wordpress”: # svnadmin create /home/svn/wordpress Assuming you use Apache, make sure that “wordpress” is owned by the Apache user; e.g. nobody. # chown -R nobody:nobody /home/svn/wordpress Now go to the “wordpress” directory that you wish to Subversion. # […]

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