The source code for OpenDS is hosted on java.net
repository and is managed using subversion
, which is similar to CVS
but offers a few enhancements like atomic commits and per-commit
revision numbers (rather than separate revision numbers per file).
The source code can be browsed at https://opends.dev.java.net/source/browse/opends/trunk/opends/
Usually, it is only useful to look at the current branches that stay
The source can also be checked out to a local space by using any svn
client, specifying the URL
and using your
java.net account credentials.
If you don't have a java.net account you can either create an account
or use the username "guest" with an empty password.
Note that using the guest account only grants a read-only access, so
creating a java.net account is necessary if you plan on committing
On Unix and Linux a typical way of checking out the source is to use
the svn command line :
--username guest https://opends.dev.java.net/svn/opends/trunk/opends
On Windows a typical way is of checking out the source tree is to use
the TortoiseSVN client, in such case, specify
https://opends.dev.java.net/svn/opends/trunk/opends as the URL of the
If the HTTP traffic needs to go through an http proxy, you need to
configure the HHTP proxy in the servers
file of the subversion directory.
For example : in the [global]
section of the servers
file set :