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Re: Import then checkout

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-10-26 20:28:37 CEST

On Oct 26, 2006, at 12:23, Brian Erickson wrote:

> I've got a soure tree with several thousand files in it. After
> importing into subversion, I'd like to make my tree a working
> copy. Is
> there a way to do this? The checkout command appently expects to
> run on
> an empty folder or a folder that is already a working copy.

If you use the in-place import strategy, then the directory from
which you're importing becomes a working copy.

http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#in-place-import

But if you use "svn import" then no, you'll have to check it out from
the repository to get a working copy. The ability to not have to do
that has been requested before; looks like this one:

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1328

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