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[PATCH] FAQ suggestion - proposal of a minor change

From: Folker Schamel <schamel23_at_spinor.com>
Date: 2004-09-01 17:03:57 CEST

kfogel_at_collab.net wrote:

> Okay, patch to FAQ applied in r10781. Thanks!

To avoid that in case of having multiple such files each repository user
is sitting in front of his computer and typing "update file.java" and
"update" for each single file (and curse at svn unnecessarily ;-),
what about the following minor extension:
(This is also ok for you, Duncan?)

Index: www/project_faq.html
===================================================================
--- www/project_faq.html (revision 10785)
+++ www/project_faq.html (working copy)
@@ -1158,6 +1158,16 @@
   copy, the second update will add <tt>File.java</tt>, leaving you with
   a correct working copy.</p>

+<p>If you have many such problematic files in a directory <tt>mydir</tt>,
+you can use
+
+<pre>
+svn update mydir/*
+svn update mydir
+</pre>
+
+This will fix all files in this directory at once.</p>
+
   <p>As you can see, adding a file with the wrong case is tricky to fix on
   an operating system that has a case insensitive filesystem. Do try to
   get it right when you add the file the first time!</p>

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