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Re: check out on top of existing tree

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-06-08 11:34:03 CEST

Phil Lawrence wrote:
> How can I checkout ON TOP OF an existing dir structure?
> Usage:
> We have a *very* large vendor tree on a production server. I only want
> to version a few files within it. So I copy the stuff I want into a
> sparse version of the vendor tree, and import. No problem.
> Now, how do I checkout on top of the full vendor tree?
> $ svn checkout https://.../vendor/trunk .
> svn: Failed to add directory 'foo': object of the same name already exists
> What's the right way to do this?

I'm not actually aware of any convenient way to do this. I think perhaps
this is a missing feature.


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Received on Wed Jun 8 11:37:41 2005

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