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Re: Clueless beginner questions

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-31 21:37:30 CEST

novnov wrote:
> New to svn and tsvn. I've read the relevant parts of the tortoise manual. Can
> someone tell me where I'm misunderstanding the basic process?
>
> WindowsXP and xampp apache
> Installed subversion at e:\subversion
> Created an e:\svn dir
> Set SVNParentPath E:\SVN
> Installed tortoisesvn
>
> So now I want to create a test 'project' and see what svn can do.
>
> Create e:\testproject
> Create e:\svn\testproject
> Use tortoise svn make e:\svn\testproject into a repository
> Add some simple text files to e:\testproject
> Use tortoisesvn import command by right clicking e:\svn\testproject, select
> import, point to file:///E:/testproject
>
> Errors:
> Error: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> Error: Unable to open repository 'file:///E:/testproject'
>
> What am I doing wrong?

You created the repository at E:\svn\testproject, but you try to import
into the working copy (e:\testproject).
You have to right-click on e:\testproject, then use 'import' from there.
In the import dialog, enter file:///E:/svn/testproject as the target URL.

Of course, you know that file:/// access doesn't have anything to do
with your xampp installation?

Stefan

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Received on Fri Aug 31 21:34:43 2007

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