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Re: Issue 493

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-10-05 17:23:01 CEST

<peter.westlake@arm.com> writes:

> This may be a silly question, but what is the difference between add
> and import?

At this time, import does not convert your source directory into a
Subversion working copy. That is, in order to turn a directory foo
and all its children into a versioned tree, you would currently do

(1) - Create an empty repository
    - Check it out to say, 'wc'
    - Copy all of foo's children into 'wc'
    - `svn add --recursive wc/*'
    - `svn ci wc'
    - Remove the foo directory
    - Rename 'wc' to 'foo'

(2) - Create an empty repository
    - `svn import <repos_url> foo'
    - Remove the foo directory
    - Check out foo from the repository

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