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Re: Add Parent Folder

From: Jack Cane <jwcane_at_enwphotos.com>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2014 20:45:22 -0400

Thank you Simon, and I apologize for the rather inept terminology. I was handed an existing repository without much background, and have been using it to update existing folder trees only. Manual is great, just what I needed to learn more about this system.


On May 5, 2014, at 4:50 PM, Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5 May 2014 21:40, Jack Cane <jwcane_at_enwphotos.com> wrote:
>> Several folders at the same level now belong to my SVN collection. I would like to include the parent folder, in addition to selected others at and below the current folder level. When I tried to "create repository" at level of parent, "Subversion reported an error while creating a repository! Make sure the folder is empty and not write protected".
>> Would be grateful if one of you could point me to instructions for doing this.
> Hi Jack,
> This is the second post where you seem to be inventing terminology
> instead of using the names everyone is familiar with. Here you talk
> about an SVN collection and last time it was about 'registering' a
> repository on several machines. In that second instance I suspect you
> also meant a working copy rather than a repository, and there is all
> the difference in the world between the two. Please help us to help
> you by finding out a little more about subversion first. The
> subversion book at http://svnbook.red-bean.com/ is an excellent
> reference, with the early chapters explaining how SVN works. There is
> also our own manual which gives a similar intro.
> For this question I'm not really certain what you are trying to
> achieve, whether you have multiple repositories or multiple working
> copies.
> Simon
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