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Re: Force an update to files

From: Entropy <petervgibney_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 06:27:06 -0700 (PDT)

Thanks Ulrich.

 I can not version my own files as I do not have access to contribute
files, only to download.

I have since organised my files and folders to keep my files out of
the SVN folders. Otherwise I would face a losing battle every week or
so.

Thanks again

On Mar 31, 9:06 am, Ulrich Eckhardt <eckha..._at_satorlaser.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 March 2010, Entropy wrote:
>
> > I have tried using revert and it seems to work on a file by file
> > basis, but I am not sure that that is the correct thing to do.
>
> If everything fails, read the instructions! Yes, revert is used to discard
> local changes.
>
> > I have just set up SVN on a folder.  I have some files that I modified
> > myself before I set up the SVN.
>
> > These are not updated as the time stamp is more recent than the times
> > in the repositry.
>
> Firstly, the time stamp is no as relevant as you believe. It is the fact that
> the pristine local copy matches the one in the repository which causes an
> update to be an empty operation. Otherwise, if the repository contained a
> newer version, SVN would merge those changes with your local changes.
>
> > I can not just delete all files as then I will lose some of the files
> > that are in the SVNd folders but are not part of the repository.
>
> I hope that loss wouldn't be severe but only a nuisance, otherwise I would
> suggest actually versioning those files.
>
> Uli
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