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Re: Export without overwriting

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-15 11:32:00 CET

On 12/15/05, Sven Kirchner <Sven.Kirchner@innomea.com> wrote:
> Let's say I have a working copy at
>
> C:\Project
> |- File1.txt
> +- File2.txt
>
> Now I have a different subversion repository with a folder that has the structure
>
> svn://...
> |- File1.txt
> +- File3.txt
>
> When I export this folder to the C:\Project dir, File1.txt gets replaced and File3.txt gets added.
>
> What I am trying to achieve is that only the 'missing' file File3.txt gets added, and the already existing File1.txt remains untouched. A "non-overwrite,only-add" function. TSVN for example only warns that the export target dir is non-empty, that's the only warning I get. It then goes to overwrite the files without asking. (Using TSVN 1.2.4, Build 4484)
>
> To get this behavior with the current version I have to export and then revert the working copy.
>
> Hope this clears things up a bit.

Since you're directly exporting from an URL, you have to ask for such
a feature on the Subversion mailing list.

Stefan

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