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[PATCH] FAQ suggestion - another minor proposal

From: Folker Schamel <schamel23_at_spinor.com>
Date: 2004-09-17 15:10:18 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

> Folker Schamel <schamel23@spinor.com> writes:
>>The "*" variant doesn't do anything else; it does it only in a simpler way.
> Not quite. "*" includes files whose case is fine, but which may
> receive updates from the server simply because they're out of date.
> The same thing could happen to the case-problematic files, of course,
> but at least it will be limited to them.

Not correct -> don't forget the SECOND "svn update" command.

Since this upper/lower-case issue is a quite common problem
for windows users, I suggest to at least add the simpler solution
to the FAQ, for example by using the patch below.


Index: www/project_faq.html
--- www/project_faq.html (revision 10785)
+++ www/project_faq.html (working copy)
@@ -1158,6 +1158,16 @@
   copy, the second update will add <tt>File.java</tt>, leaving you with
   a correct working copy.</p>

+<p>If you have many such problematic files in a directory <tt>mydir</tt>,
+you can use
+svn update mydir/*
+svn update mydir
+This will fix all files in this directory at once.</p>

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