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Re: Reconstructing the .svn directory

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2006-08-07 03:32:41 CEST

Greg Shaw wrote:
> Hi,
> Part of my development process is to delete and regenerate an entire
> directory of code. (I know, why put it under source control, but it is).
> My problem is that I often inadvertently also delete .svn directories
> in this and sub-directories.
> Currently my only means of reconstructing the .svn directories is to
> change the name of the current directory, checkout a new copy, move the
> .svn directory to the renamed directory, delete the checked out
> directory and finally change the name of the original directory back to
> what it was.
> Is there an easier way? All I want is to retrieve the .svn directory
> from the repository for a given sub-directory.
>
> Thanks,
>
Maybe SVN Export to a non WC folder and you can happily delete and
re-create that one at will. When you update your WC just remember to
re-export to the separate folder. You could automate the process by
installing SVN and writing a couple of batch files to combine the
processes by calling SVN direct.

Peter

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