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Re: Importing over existing directory

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-06-24 18:45:59 CEST

martin@v.loewis.de (Martin v. L÷wis) writes:

> I have a directory tree that I want to import on top of an existing
> directory. IOW, I run
>
> svn import <repo> foo foo
>
> In the repository, <repo>/foo already exists but is an empty
> directory.
>
> How can I import the directory tree?

You can't. The subversion repository filesystem doesn't allow you to
copy directories on top of existing ones.

You copy a directories contents *into* an existing directory,
though. I imagine you can

  $ cd foo
  $ svn import . http://host/repos/foo

That should work, especially if foo is empty.

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