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Re: can't svn add file

From: Michael W Thelen <thelenm_at_cs.utah.edu>
Date: 2004-06-03 23:04:52 CEST

* Joseph Lemm <joelemm@yahoo.com> [2004-06-03 14:20]:
> I can however, do an svn up on the entire directory that contains the
> file, and
> then the file is brought in fine.
> However, I don't want to do mass updates I want to update only a single
> file
> and not touch the rest.

If the massive updates you want to avoid are in subdirectories, you may
try "svn update -N" to update non-recursively. Or you can use "svn cat"
to get the file directly from the repository without updating the
working copy (I wouldn't do it that way, though). At any rate, I think
you have to at least update the directory containing d, since d exists
as a child of that revision of the directory in the repository.

(Someone please correct me swiftly and harshly if I'm spreading
falsehoods here.)

-- Mike

Michael W. Thelen
If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people.
                -- Oriental proverb

Received on Thu Jun 3 23:13:48 2004

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