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Re: import svn question/problem

From: David Waite <dwaite_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-08-24 07:28:20 CEST

yes, a bit non-intuitive, but identical to the CVS behavior - import
puts the files into the repository, but does not convert your
directory into a working copy. You must now check out what you checked
in, and you'll be where you expect.

-David Waite

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004 21:56:29 -0700, bruce <bedouglas@earthlink.net> wrote:
> hi...
>
> new to subversion.. and not yet impressed!!!
>
> i'm trying to install/create/import a test dir into subversion...
>
> i did the following...
>
> svn mkdir file:///svnroot/svn/schools -m 'university repository.'
>
> svn mkdir file:///svnroot/svn/schools_snapshots -m 'snapshots for university
> repository.'
>
> svn mkdir file:///svnroot/svn/schools_branches -m 'branches for university
> repository.'
>
> i then finally did...
> svn import . file:///svnroot/svn/schools --message 'initial project'
>
> after which the app appeared to add the test file...
>
> however, when i attempt to run 'svn 'anything'...
>
> i get the error msg..
>
> "svn: '.' is not a working copy"....
>
> i have no idea what to do next, or how to resolve this issue. i can't even
> figure out how to get to any log files to even see if there is information
> somewhere which might help to solve this problem...
>
> this is d%^&()# frustrating!!!
>
> is there someway to clear the underlying repository/data?? do i have to
> somehow start over..??
>
> the subversion docs have as yet not shed any light on this issue...
>
> thanks for any insight/assistance/help/etc...
>
> -bruce
>
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