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Re: 'Add' & 'Import'

From: Johan Appelgren <johan.appelgren_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-05-05 11:00:17 CEST

On 5/5/05, Hughes, Trystan <Trystan.Hughes@assetco.com> wrote:
> I all,
> I am relatively new to Subversion, and have been handed the task of rolling it out across the business I work in - so expect quite a few questions over the next couple of weeks :).
> Anyway, can someone please explain the exact differences between the 'Add' and 'Import' commands, please? At the moment, if I want to add a new folder/file to my repository, then I use the 'Add' command. Is this correct? If so, where does the 'Import' command come into it?

Add is used to add to your working copy and schedule them for addition
to the repository. Import is used to directly commit a unversioned
directory to a repository, ususally done when first importing a new
project into subversion.

This is explained much better in the subversion book:



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