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Re: help with update

From: Mark Plotnick <plotnick_at_ensodex.com>
Date: 2003-02-20 20:32:31 CET

** Reply to message from Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> on 20 Feb
2003 12:44:11 -0600

Can't the directory just be checked out in place ?

% cd wc
% ls
 a b c
% svn checkout http://svn/..../wc/new_tree

>
> > I've got a subversion managed working copy and a co-worker has added a
> > new directory tree (called new_tree) to the repository for that project. ]
> > I want to update JUST that directory in my working copy, so I do the
> > following
> >
> > % cd wc
> > % ls
> > 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).
>

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