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contains unsupported hostname msg when importing

From: VonCannon, Lee <Lee.VonCannon_at_baesystems.com>
Date: 2004-09-13 23:29:06 CEST


            I am new to subversion and I have only used cvs a little in
the past so sorry if the answer to my question is obvious. I am using
Win XP and I am working from the command line. I have read the first
two chapters in the book and I am trying to get through the Quick Start
part. This is what I have done so far:


I first created a \path\to directory in a Subversion folder on my C:
drive (note: The Quick Start page in the book does not say to do this,
but it needs to be done, so it might be a good idea to add that step to
the book)


I then typed:

C:\...\Subversion> svnadmin create .\path\to\repos


I then created the directories (tmp\project\branches, tmp\project\trunk,
tmp\project\tags) and files that were suggested by the Quick Start.


The problem happens when I type this:


C:\...\Subversion>svn import .\tmp\project file://./path/to/repos -m
"initial import"


I get this back:


svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL

svn: Local URL 'file://./path/to/repos' contains unsupported hostname


Again, I apologize if this is an obvious question. I have tried many
ways to type that command but nothing seems to work.



Received on Tue Sep 14 05:39:00 2004

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