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Re: Newbie user startup problems with TortoiseSVN 1.6.6

From: Richard Owlett <rowlett_at_pcnetinc.com>
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2009 09:07:26 -0600

Bob Archer wrote:
[snip]
> But, it seems like you missed step 1 in section 3.5.1 of the help:
>
> 1. create a new empty folder on your hard drive
>
> 2. create your desired top-level folder structure inside that folder - don't put any files in it yet!
>
> 3. import this structure into the repository via a right click on the folder and selecting TortoiseSVN → Import... This will import your temp folder into the repository root to create the basic repository layout.
>
>
> Step one really means a NEW folder. Not your repository folder. As I said, once you create your repo don't touch it again. Hands off.
>
> BOb
>

No, that wasn't the particular *DUMB* mistake I made.
(the minor earthquake was me ROFL when I realized what I'd done
and why ;)

I had not done a "Create a repository here" operation. The way I
read section 3.5 had me "thinking" that repository creation was a
part of the import operation. I know why I read it that way. I'll
have to think about how the section could or should edited.

Thank you for your help.

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