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Re: Problem committing changes

From: Shannon Whitty <shannon.whitty_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 16:07:20 +1100

On 20 January 2012 23:37, Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> The changes I am making to my working files are not updating the

>You are going to have to describe things a little clearer than this.

>> My original files are stored in /projects/pr01
>> I created a repository for these files /repo/pr01

>And you imported the files from /projects/pr01?
>Is /projects/pr01 a working copy or just the original files?

As the second line clearly states /projects/pr01 are the original files

>> I checked out the repository to /work/pr01
>> I made changes to /work/pr01/file01
>> I then comitted the file (/work/pr01/file01)

>Is /projects/pr01 a working copy? Did you update it?

/work/pr01 is the working copy, where I checked the files to as per the
instructions in the setup guide?

>> I then uploaded the changed file from /projects/pr01/file01 to the file
>> server and the changes were not present.

>What do you mean by 'uploaded'? There is no such subversion command.
>What do you mean by the file server? Are you just talking about a
>plain file copy?

I'm talking about my web server - I use an FTP client to update files from
my local PC to the web server - what's so hard to understand about that?

>> It appears that when I commit changes from my working directory to the
>> repository, the original files are not updated

>Why would they be unless it is a working copy that you updated? I
>think you need to read the introductory parts of the manual to find
>out how subversion works.

How else could i update a central copy so that when others try to access it
they get the latest copy? I did read the introductory parts and followed
them exactly... That's how I got to this point... Thanks for being so
condescending and helpful though!!!

The manual said to create a repository from original files - which I did
It then said to check out to a local working copy - which I did
I then modified my local working copy
I then committed changes back to the repository - exactly as the
documentation suggested

If everything was working as expected I wouldn't be in here asking a
question - If I knew what I was doing I wouldn't need help!!! If providing
assistance is such a chore, why bother coming here? Or is it just to make
yourself feel smarter than everyone else because you learnt how to use this
software before I did... Is that how this place works - newbies aren't
welcome because they're not as smart as you?



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