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Re: help with update

From: Jeff Putsch <putsch_at_mxim.com>
Date: 2003-02-20 20:54:12 CET

On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 12:44:11PM -0600, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Jeff Putsch <putsch@mxim.com> writes:
> > I'm using subversion 0.16.1, r4366 specifically.
> You should definitely upgrade :-).


> > a b c
> > % svn update new_tree
> > svn: Can't find an entry
> > svn: svn_wc_is_wc_root: new_tree is not a versioned resource
> >
> > Basically, I am not ready to update my whole working copy and just want to
> > get 'new_tree' added to it for now. I don't seem to be able to do this with
> > Subversion.
> >
> > Hopefully, I've stated my problem clearly enough.
> >
> > Any help and/or guidance will be greatly appreciated.
> You can't do it right now. svn update expects to find the named
> argument in your local tree; if it can't, it doesn't know how to
> proceed. You just have to run 'svn update' on . (the parent dir).

Perhaps, when doing an 'svn update', svn should check the repository
for the named argument if it can not find it in the local tree. This would
mirror CVS behavior (for better or worse).

Thanks for the help and feedback.


Jeff Putsch                       Email: putsch@mxim.com
Maxim Integrated Products        Office: (503)547-2037
High Frequency CAD Engineering
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