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Re: Getting Started

From: Tobias Schäfer <tobiasschaefer_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2006-12-21 20:34:00 CET

On Thursday 21 December 2006 03:29, Daniel Essin wrote:
> I've seen this question posted all over the web but it has never been
> answered (that I can find).
> On windows, using the Tortoise GUI, there is an import option. It assumes
> that you are pulling your import from a (unix) web server somewhere and
> are using a unix client to do the pulling.
> I, and many others, are just trying to use it locally and need to get
> existing files under version control. Since you can't create a repository
> out of an existing populated directory,
> I've followed every suggestion that has been posted for what to enter in
> the "URL of Repository" box, and all reasonable permutations to no avail.
> The messages:
> unable to open an ra_local session to URL and
> Unable to open repository file:///c:/myfiles
> don't provide any help.
> If this software is not useful for local, standalone use, please say so.
> Otherwise I would really appreciate some help at getting started.

You can perfectly use TortoiseSVN for a local standalone use. Three steps:

1. "Creating The Repository With TortoiseSVN"

2. "Import"
Note: Please note that the folder you imported is NOT under version
control! To get a version-controlled working copy you need to do a
Checkout of the version you just imported.

3. "Checking Out A Working Copy"


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Received on Thu Dec 21 20:34:48 2006

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