Svn for users
(anonymous) users may check out the trunk (latest development) or branch that was forked of the trunk to prepare for a release, or the same branch after the release for bugfixes.
Typical user workflow
Check out the subversion trunk (possibly unstable, latest development)
The trunk can be checked out as follows:
A usual mistake is that people often forget the trunk at the end and end up checking out all branches and tags.
Check out a branch
You can also checkout the stable version of octopus. For instance the latest stable version (the 4.1.x series) can be checked out using
If you make a change and want to see what you changed use the following
$ svn diff Index: README =================================================================== --- README (revision 2060) +++ README (working copy) @@ -1 +1,2 @@ +Test Please refer to the manual in the doc directory for further information.
If you don't have commit privileges you can attach the output to a mail to octopus-devel.
For further information on subversion check out
The latter is a migration guide for CVS users.