Here you can find instructions on how to install Subversive using different types of Subversive distributions.
The Subversive installation consists of installing the Subversive plug-in and Subversive SVN Connectors. The Subversive plug-in is developed as an Eclipse official project with an EPL license and is distributed from the Eclipse website. Subversive SVN Connectors are SVN libraries used by Subversive to communicate with SVN repositories. Those libraries are developed as open-source projects, but since their licenses are not EPL-compatible, they have to be distributed from an external website.
In order use Subversive, you have to install the Subversive plug-in and at least one Subversive SVN Connector that is compatible with your OS and the used SVN version. The Subversive plug-in includes references to available Subversive SVN Connectors, so after installing the Subversive plug-in, you are automatically prompted to install one or multiple connectors.
Below you can find the instructions on how to install the Subversive plug-in using different types of Subversive distributions.
This method is recommended if you wish to install a stable Subversive version that is an integral part of the yearly Eclipse Simultaneous Release. It allows you to install the Subversive plug-in using an Eclipse update site for an Eclipse Simultaneous Release.
You can install Subversive using its online or archived update site. Use this method to install the Early Access Build that isn't available in the Eclipse Simultaneous Releases.
If you have Eclipse Marketplace Client installed, you can use it to install the latest stable release of Subversive.
Once the Subversive plug-in is installed and Eclipse is rebooted, Subversive automatically displays the dialog that shows Subversive SVN Connectors compatible with the installed version of the plug-in. Alternatively, you can install Subversive SVN Connectors from online and archived update sites for connectors. Visit Polarion.com, to get information about the available update sites.
You have to install at least one connector that is compatible with your OS and SVN server. To select the right connector, follow these recommendations:
If you've installed JavaHL connector on a non-Win32 platform or if you want to use a different set of JavaHL binaries, you should do the following:
If you wish, you can select multiple connectors and follow the installation procedure. After installation, you can switch the connector using the main menu item Window > Preferences > Team (tree node) > SVN (tree node) > SVN Connector (tab).
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Visit Polarion.com to learn about the Subversive Connectors open-source project used by Subversive to communicate with the SVN infrastructure.
Subversive SVN Connectors are EPL-incompatible. They are distributed from the external location due to licensing requirements.
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