Thanks for the reply Bruce... But the svn update -N does not add the
directory, or any reference to the local .svn directory.
* Bruce Elrick <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004-03-24 16:30]:
> 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
> >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?
> >>Ryan Phillips
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