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Re: [TSVN] [Bug] Checkout on folder with existing files fails.

From: SteveKing <stefankueng_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-04-13 08:07:07 CEST

On 4/13/05, Mark Pickersgill <mpickers@tpg.com.au> wrote:
> Note: I realize that this isn't the "best practice" way to import and
> checkout a project, however TortoiseSVN doesn't handle it too gracefully.
> Steps to reproduce:
> - Right mouse click on the "D:\projects\test" folder and the options have
> now changed to "SVN Update" and "SVN Commit"
> even though the checkout supposedly failed.

It failed, yes. But it didn't fail completely, it was interrupted. So
the test folder is now versioned, but incomplete.

> - The "SVN Update..." option fails and the "SVN Commit..." doesn't do
> anything.

"SVN Update..." is like trying to continue the checkout.
"SVN Commit..." can't do anything since you haven't modified a file -
nothing to commit.

> The only way around it is to removed the files from the folder and
> re-checkout the project.
> Ideally, when the Warning message comes up it would tell you that it was
> going to overwrite the files in that folder. Then if you selected "yes", it

NO! Subversion (and therefore TSVN) _never_, _ever_ overwrites data!
So, you can checkout into a non-empty folder, but only as long as the
files inside that folder don't interfere with those added by the


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