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RE: Add existing code to version control

From: <Chris.Fouts_at_qimonda.com>
Date: 2007-03-14 17:56:16 CET


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Nicholas Albion [mailto:nalbion@yahoo.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 12:36 PM
>To: users@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
>Subject: Add existing code to version control
>I've been using TortoiseSVN for over a year now, but every
>time I go to add a new project to version control I end up
>spending hours trying remember how to do it. The process
>doesn't need to be as complicated as it currently is I think
>that the developers of TSVN have overlooked the fact that
>there are different classes of users of TSVN:
>1) SVN server administrators who want to create a new
>repository on a server, and import (or export?!) a tarball
>into the repo.
>2) networked developers who want to download a project from an
>existing SVN repo.
>3) developers who want to add source code for a new project to
>version control
>I'm a type 3) user, and suspect that my use case has been
>overlooked in the design of the TSVN gui.
>What I'd like to see are new items for the explorer
>right-click menu designed specifically for each use case. Use
>case 3) might be labeled "Add to version control". The menu
>item would give a dialog as shown:

Does the "new" project already exist in SVN, and you just want to add
files to it? Or does it NOT exist yet and you want to import it.

If the former, you right-click->TurtoiseSVN->Add...

If the latter, you're correct, I don't see an Import function.


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