PECL Extension Review: SVN Is A Great Product

Even though the SVN extension for PHP is still in beta, the team has done a fantastic job with this PECL package. They’ve captured the most common SVN functions, put them into the package, and provided an easy way to view, manage, and control a Subversion repository right from PHP.

That’s not to say that the package is perfect: far from it, in fact. The documentation is the most disappointing facet, something I may help resolve through contributing to the manual. Also, most programs don’t yet recognize the SVN functions as part of PHP, so syntax highlighting is not available. This is a small inconvenience, however, and certainly no reason to NOT use it.

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Saturday, October 4th, 2008 @ 9:32 pm | Comments (0) | Categories: Best Practices, Version Control
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