Feeds

Collabnet does Subversion for Mac

A version by any other name

High performance access to file storage

It would not be too surprising if fans of Apple's Macintosh felt that, outside of those market sectors where the machine is the platform of choice, they are second class citizens.

Mac implementations of PC software often appear many months after the PC versions, if at all, and in the world of developer tools things are little different. So the arrival of a Mac client for Subversion, as the role of version control management in apps development really starts to grow, will probably please Mac fans in the developer community.

The Mac OS X Subversion client comes from CollabNet, which is dedicated to advancing the cause of Subversion through education, support, and consultancy services.

It is also the place to go for downloads for both clients and server-side tools for Linux, Solaris, and Windows environments. The Mac client can be downloaded here.

It is a precursor to the first fruits expected to come from a new project on openCollabNet known as SVNbinaries which, as the name implies, targets the development of Subversion binaries.

CollabNet set the SVNbinaries effort rolling by contributing the Mac client binary. One of the first targets for the project will be to get working with partners that want to build scripts, bindings, and additional binaries, such as the high priority target – a Subversion server for the Mac OS X environment. ®

High performance access to file storage

More from The Register

next story
Windows 8.1, which you probably haven't upgraded to yet, ALREADY OBSOLETE
Pre-Update versions of new Windows version will no longer support patches
Android engineer: We DIDN'T copy Apple OR follow Samsung's orders
Veep testifies for Samsung during Apple patent trial
OpenSSL Heartbleed: Bloody nose for open-source bleeding hearts
Bloke behind the cockup says not enough people are helping crucial crypto project
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
Half of Twitter's 'active users' are SILENT STALKERS
Nearly 50% have NEVER tweeted a word
Windows XP still has 27 per cent market share on its deathbed
Windows 7 making some gains on XP Death Day
Internet-of-stuff startup dumps NoSQL for ... SQL?
NoSQL taste great at first but lacks proper nutrients, says startup cloud whiz
US taxman blows Win XP deadline, must now spend millions on custom support
Gov't IT likened to 'a Model T with a lot of things on top of it'
prev story

Whitepapers

Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mobile application security study
Download this report to see the alarming realities regarding the sheer number of applications vulnerable to attack, as well as the most common and easily addressable vulnerability errors.