Getting the source code
ArcEmu SVN repository information
Step 1: Installing a Subversion client
To checkout (download) the source code you must first have a SVN client. Install one of the following:
- TortoiseSVN is a GUI client for Windows. Recommended for Windows users. It integrates into Windows Explorer, however, will not do so on any server edition. It's recommended to use one of the below clients instead.
- RabbitVCS is a GUI exactly like TortiseSVN but for linux Gnome desktop environments. Highly recommended if using Gnome.
- KDESVN is a SVN GUI for KDE linux desktop environments. Suitably integrated into KDE and recommended if you are using KDE.
/* For Ubuntu users */ sudo apt-get install -y rabbitvcs-cli rabbitvcs-gedit rabbitvcs-nautilus rabbitvcs-core
Or use your package manager to install these four packages.
- SCPlugin is a GUI client similar to TortoiseSVN for Mac OS X. Recommended for Mac OS X users.
- Subversion Recommended for people who know how to use a console.
Step 2: Checking out
Create a new folder, enter it then right click empty space inside and choose Checkout. Enter Template:SVNADDRESS and leave the revision box blank (unless you want to download an older version). Press OK to checkout the source code.
Create a new folder wherever you want. Enter the folder, right click, select subversion then check out in a manner similar to that of TortoiseSVN.
Default Subversion Client users
Use the following command and parameters:
svn checkout --username anonymous <repository URL from above>
If you are prompted for a password, simply press enter.
Subversion 1.6.5: You may ignore the --username <user-name> directive when attempting to anonymously log into the ArcEMU repository. When the --username directive is not used, Subversion assumes anonymous access is requested.
Assuming that a user wanted to get all of the code from Template:SVNADDRESS, the user would enter the following at the command prompt:
svn co Template:SVNADDRESS
In addition, the following is also acceptable:
svn checkout Template:SVNADDRESS
NO YOU DO NOT NEED THE LOCK ICONS IN THE COMMAND, THEY ARE RESULTS OF LINKING LOCKED LINKS IN MEDIAWIKI.
Please ONLY check out of the TRUNK directory, unless you need a tag or branch.
If you're having trouble performing certain actions with subversion, please read the SVN Manual to learn how subversion works and how to use it.
Updating the sourcecode
Updating the SVN
Right-click your arcemu folder and click on SVN Update. When it says "At Revision: (Current revision.)" it is done updating. Click OK. After updating the SVN, you need to recompile in order to stay up-to-date. If you have any errors during this process, scrap the current folder and re-download the source (Unless you have made edits, then you are on your own!)
Command Line Interface
Change working directory to the targeted SVN folder, type svn update & recompile.