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Re: Updating a working copy that's been created by a checked out tag

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-08-01 20:41:58 CEST

Holger Rauch <holger.rauch@heitec.de> wrote on 08/01/2005 10:23:25 AM:

> I created a new working by checking out a certain tag instead of the
> revision. When I run "svn up" on certain source files in that working
> in order to update them to the revision of the trunk, I get a message
> revision ..." but I don't get the changes of the corresponding file.
> In CVS, one had to remove the sticky bit on a file in order to be able
> update it in case it was created by checking out a tag. What's the
> corresponding operation in SVN?

After you checkout the tag, you need to use svn switch to switch the URL
of your WC to trunk or the branch from which you want to recieve updates.
The initial svn switch will also update you to the HEAD revision of that


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