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Re: Clueless beginner questions

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-08-31 23:02:34 CEST

On 31/08/2007, Erik Hemdal <erik@comprehensivepower.com> wrote:
> > Interesting, I do see the files via the repo browser.
> >
> > One question, you wrote "What you need to do now is check
> > these files out to a new location which
> > will give you a working copy - ie a copy of the files that
> > has a link to the repository." But it does not have to be a
> > new location, it could just as easily be the original
> > location of the files?
> >
>
> You'll be warned if you are checking out to a location that is not empty,
> because SVN and TSVN work hard not to disturb local files that are not
> created by TSVN and SVN. Things work better if you start with an empty
> folder and let the system set it up for you by checking out.

A better method of importing a directory and turning it into a working
copy is described here:

http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/nightly/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-import.html#tsvn-dug-import-in-place

Simon

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