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Re: Basic stuff questions.

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 10:38:02 +0100

On 18/04/2008, Jay Newman <jaynews2002_at_yahoo.se> wrote:
> Hi guys!
>
> Tried a while ago to use TortoiseCVS on my on local projects. But i got tired of it because i really didnīt have any control over what was happening. SVN looks like it has more control then CVS. Espacially like the repository browser.
>
> Anyway...some basic questions. Why do i need to import a file structur in the repository (trunc,branches,tags) if i have a empty project?
>
> Isnīt it the same to just create those directorys and the comit them? The import stuff seems odd.

There is often more than one way of achieving the same end. If you
read the last sentence in that section of the manual you will see it
says "You can also use the repository browser to create new folders
directly in the repository."

> Branching, tags...canīt get it to work. I read the manual...maybe i am just to tired, canīt get a grip on them on my local project. Is there a great step by step guide for setting up a local repository and working with it?

You are not being very explicit here. What was the problem? What did
you expect to happen? What actually happened?

Sounds like you need to find out more about Subversion itself. Read
the subversion book at http://svnbook.red-bean.com

Simon

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