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Re: Yet another nenwbie question

From: Brad Cox, Ph.D. <bcox_at_virtc.com>
Date: 2003-08-19 19:50:56 CEST

On Tue, 2003-08-19 at 13:13, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> "Brad Cox, Ph.D." <bcox@virtc.com> writes:
> >
> > svnadmin create /opt/svn # /opt is writable by me BTW
> > svn import MyProject file:///opt/svn/MyProject
> >
> > I got an error saying MyProject is a bad URL.
>
> It's hard to give you an answer when we don't have a precise error
> from you

svn import MyStuff file:///opt/svn/MyStuff
E233: cannot open display
svn: Bad URL passed to RA layer
svn: Unrecognized URL scheme: "MyStuff"
svn: Your commit message was left in a temporary file:
svn: 'svn-commit.tmp'

>Do you not have file:/// support compiled into your client? Run 'svn
> --version', and see if 'ra_local' is a module you have.
>
svn --version
The following repository access (RA) modules are available:

* ra_dav : Module for accessing a repository via WebDAV (DeltaV)
protocol.
  - handles 'http' schema
  - handles 'https' schema
* ra_local : Module for accessing a repository on local disk.
  - handles 'file' schema
* ra_svn : Module for accessing a repository using the svn network
protocol.
  - handles 'svn' schema

> Subversion doesn't make you type URLs for every command -- only for
> initial checkouts. You're making an incorrect assumption. :-)

Newbies are prone to that. But how do I get out of the weeds?

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