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Re: Import related questions

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-06 14:41:56 CEST

On Tue, 2004-07-06 at 03:57, Hakan Koseoglu wrote:

> If I want to import a directory which is on a directory I don't have r/w
> access, it doesn't work. Especially if I want to import something like
> /doc. I have to become root to do that and that messes up with the DB4's
> file structure (especially if I am using the file:// method).

I'm unable to reproduce this problem. I can easily import directories
that I only have read (but not write) access to. What version client
are you using?

>
> The last thing is, import doesn't create the svn client configuration
> directories. If I import a documentation directory which contains over
> 1GB of data, to be able to have a working copy I have to check out all
> of them into a different location.

Correct. Import is a commit operation: it does not create working
copies. To do what you want, see this FAQ:

http://subversion.tigris.org/project_faq.html#in-place-import

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