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Re: SVN Update Usage

From: Bruce Elrick <bruce_at_elrick.ca>
Date: 2004-03-25 01:09:58 CET

Bad form to reply to my own email, but might this work?

cd Proj1
svn update -N .
# update Proj1 dir to latest rev, but non-recursively
# it knows about the missing files dir now but hasn't pulled
# anything else to the WC
svn update files
# now this can work

Bruce Elrick wrote:

> I could be wrong here, but I think the creation of the files subdir is a
> change on the parent dir Proj1, so you have to update Proj1 at least to
> the rev where the files subdir was created. If that means pulling in
> changes to other files in Proj1 or other subdirs of Proj1, you're out of
> luck.
>
> But I am by no means an expert...
>
> Ryan Phillips wrote:
>
>> I have come across something that I'm not sure is a bug, or misuse.
>> I have a local working copy called Proj1/. Someone commits a new
>> directory Proj1/files and adds some files to the new directory to the
>> repository. I see the changes with `svn status -u`, there are a ton
>> of changes, but I just want to pull down the Proj1/files. `cd Proj1 ;
>> svn update files` doesn't work "files not under version control"
>> error. I then tried a svn co https://hostname/path/Proj1/files while
>> in my local Proj1 folder. This yields another error message: Working
>> copy 'files' not locked. The files directory is created without a
>> checkout of files... cd files ; svn update works afterwards, but then
>> breaks in the parents Proj1/ directory with the the lock error message
>> again on an `svn update files.
>>
>> In CVS I could update a directory that didn't exist locally by cvs up
>> -dP files. Anybody have a clue what is going on here?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Ryan Phillips
>>
>
>
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