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Re: ack! trying to run svn mkdir opens vim or something

From: Dave Neary <david_at_phenix.fr>
Date: 2004-09-27 17:33:25 CEST

Hi Josh,

Josh Howe wrote:
> I'm not just new to subversion, I'm also new to linux. I' trying to run
> svn mkdir to create a tags directory. When I run "svn mkdir
> file:///var/repository/proj1/tags" from a shell it opens up some crazy
> vim program with some commit.tmp file open or something. What is going
> on? Thanks.

svn mkdir makes a directory directly in the repository, so it creates a
new revision. So you need to have a comment on the revision. So you get
a crazy vim program or something :)

svn mkdir -m "Create thingy directory since I will have lots of
thingies" thingy


David Neary
Phenix Engineering
110 ave Jean Jaures, 69007 Lyon
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Received on Mon Sep 27 17:34:37 2004

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