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Re: help with update

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2003-02-20 19:44:11 CET

Jeff Putsch <putsch@mxim.com> writes:
> I'm using subversion 0.16.1, r4366 specifically.

You should definitely upgrade :-).

> 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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