[OSM-dev] using svn

Iván Sánchez Ortega ivan at sanchezortega.es
Tue May 26 13:25:14 BST 2009

El Martes, 26 de Mayo de 2009, Gary G: escribió:
> what is the (best) way to use the svn? do i need special software (linux!)

You need to install subversion. Depending on your distro, do "apt-get install 
subversion" or "urpmi subversion", or whatever is neccesary.

> is there any (good!) introduction for these steps? link?



In a nutshell:

"svn co" to check-out (i.e. download) the repository. "svn ci" to check-in 
(i.e. upload) changes, doing "svn add" beforehand if there are new files or 

Besides, if you plan to use the OSM SVN server, you need to ask the admins for 
a username and password.

Iván Sánchez Ortega <ivan at sanchezortega.es>

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