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[TSVN] Re: Re: Refresh bug in 1.1.3 beta?

From: Pasi Havia <pasi_at_havia.net>
Date: 2005-01-20 17:38:56 CET

>> I'll try my best here to recall what I did few months ago...
>> 1) Installed SVN to one dedicated server machine on the company
>> network
>> 2) Created branches, tags and trunk to repository
>> 3) Checked out trunk to X:\S60
>> 4) Copied bunch of projects to X:\S60 dir
>> 5) Imported a project xxx from X:\S60\xxx to repository under
>> trunk\xxx
>> 6) Deleted xxx directory from X:\S60
>> 7) Created an empty directory xxx under X:\S60
>> 8) Checked out content from trunk\xxx to X:\S60\xxx
>> 9) Started using TSVN normally and did steps 5-8 to several other
>> projects
>
> What you should have done was either:
> 1) Check out trunk to X:\S60
> 2) Create new project dirs in the repository under trunk (use repo
> browser)
> 3) Import each of your projects from where it is (C:\MyProject) to its
> new folder in the repository.
> 4) Update X:\S60 to get projects from the repository into S60
> 5) You can delete your original project dir once it is stored in the
> repository
> 6) Start using TSVN normally and repeat steps 2-5 for several other
> projects

OK it seems like I've been doing steps 3 and 4 incorrectly in your
explanation. The reason I ended up doing this:
 - the projects actually _are_ in C:\S60\S60 or in X:\S60 as it points to the
same directory
 - now after making a TSVN's Import for directory xxx in X:\S60 I want to
start using it with TSVN
 - I can't make checkout for X\S60\xxx as it already contains stuff so I end
up deleting the whole directory (messing up TSVN) so I can make an empty
directory and make checkout for that

> It often helps to try these things out on a small test repository before
> you risk your live data.

Yes when I was getting familiar with TSVN I first made a test repository.

> Hope that makes things clearer.

Yes, thank you. But I still don't get it why I can't do a checkout for a
directory that I have just imported to SVN?

BR, Pasi

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