Allow svn:author to be changed for a subversion repository

Note to self: In order to allow changes to the author of an svn commit, the pre-revprop-change hook of the repository must be changed like this: Insert the line just below the existing, similar line that allows changing svn:log. Omitting the comments the script will then look like this: The script is located in the … Continue reading Allow svn:author to be changed for a subversion repository

Contributing to projects on GitHub with Subversion

Edit: On 2023-01-20 GitHub announced that they will stop supporting Subversion on 2024-01-08. --- 2023-04-18 twm Many open source projects have moved from the former top dog SlashdotSourceForge to GitHub and in the process usually converted from Subversion to git. This also includes quite a few Delphi libraries like project Jedi (JCL/JVCL), SynEdit or Indy. … Continue reading Contributing to projects on GitHub with Subversion

How to disable update checking in TortoiseSVN?

The latest 1.9.x versions of TortoiseSVN no longer support Windows XP (1.8.12 was the last one that did). Since some of the computers I work with are stuck with XP there isn't much sense in having it check for updates automatically. Older versions of TortoiseSVN used to have a check box on the settings "General" … Continue reading How to disable update checking in TortoiseSVN?