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RE: svn import of working directory

From: Jens Wessling <wessling_at_soartech.com>
Date: 2004-03-11 21:13:04 CET

Hey,

This is exactly the same way that it works in CVS. When you do the import,
it does not make the imported directory a checked out CVS repository. After
you import, you usually go to another directory, or another directory name
and check the project out.

--Jens Wessling

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Karg [mailto:steve@kargs.net]
> Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2004 3:04 PM
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: svn import of working directory
>
>
> Hi List!
>
> I started using subversion the other day, and I thought I
> would use it
> like I have used CVS in the past. I performed an import in one of my
> project directories. However, no .svn directory was created in that
> directory, so even though I had the project in svn, I cannot
> update any
> files in the working directory and commit them to svn. The
> only way I
> was able to accomplish this was to delete the working directory and
> contents, and then 'checkout' the directory project. Am I
> just missing
> something, or is this how it is supposed to work?
>
> I wanted to use svn on my /etc files - but am a little timid about
> deleting that directory and having it checkout correctly the
> first time :-)
>
> Steve
> --
> http://www.kargs.net/
>
>
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