Yes, once you have successfully imported data into the repository you are
free to delete it. Of course your thought of zipping it and placing it in
long term storage certainly can't hurt. If you need to get a copy of it,
you will simply use the TSVN "checkout" option (assuming you're going to
make edits that will be saved back into SVN) or "export" (which will get you
a copy of it, but without the necessary structure to allow you to make /
commit changes back to the repository).
The "trunk/branches/tags" structure can be created by you either directly to
the repository through the repo-browser, or can be made by checking out your
project, creating/adding the folders in your working copy, and then checking
the whole thing back in. The creation of trunk/branches/tags is a manual
process and is only given to you as a suggested convention. You do not have
to use that particular structure. The SVN book goes into additional details
on this topic, though.
From: Kevin Perese [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2006 2:13 PM
Subject: Dumb question, perhaps
Thanks, things are a bit more clear now. So, I'm free to delete the
original directory of the project that I imported, right? (Not that I'll
actually do this, but if I wanted to zip it up and move it, it will have no
effect on the interaction between the repository and my work space, right?).
I have been reading the documenation and followed the steps layed out in
TortoiseSVN_en.pdf on pages 34-35. I think I just missed the detail on
having to IMPORT the trunk/branches/tags structure into the repository.
Thanks again for the help. 'Tis much appreciated.
Received on Wed Jun 28 20:51:58 2006