Development How-to's

Accessing the Source or Docs via Subversion

The code and docs are stored in Subversion. You can find out the exact URL to a particular part of the repository by browsing to it, for example by starting at in a web browser. This is also a useful way to get to know the structure of our repository (the same repository is shared for all parts of the Derby project that is under version control).

For browsing the actual contents of the files in the repository, and for examining what was done when, by whom and in which checkins, you can use ViewVC, at

When you set up your subversion client, there are a few configuration steps which help. Check the main Apache page at for details. Note that the file extensions used in the Derby documentation aren't covered by the default Apache file (from the above link), and that we do mention to add these on

DerbyDevHowTo (last edited 2012-09-04 15:52:21 by RichardHillegas)