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RE: Subversion vs VSS

From: Jeffrey Allison <jwa_at_fei-zyfer.com>
Date: 2005-04-28 01:23:16 CEST

> On 4/27/05, Jeffrey Allison <jwa@fei-zyfer.com> wrote:
> > Another smaller feature is the ability to refresh a
> directory of code with the latest from VSS. I simply say
> "get latest version" from VSS and I get updates to any stale
> files. I don't have to clear the directory out and grab
> everything. This isn't a huge deal, but we do this on a
> pretty regular basis so I think I'd get pushback if this went away.

> Really quick, how is "svn update" any different? It will make the
> directory look the same as the repository.

Several folks have pointed this out, and it does seem to be the obvious answer. But when I try it from Tortoise I get the error, "Failed to add file <filename>: object of the same name already exists." Bottom line is that the functionality exists, I just have something set up improperly. Still feeling my way around and bumping into walls.

- Jeff

> Patrick

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