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Re: Cannot Checkout or Commit on New Repository

From: Hal Vaughan <hal_at_thresholddigital.com>
Date: 2005-11-29 20:22:11 CET

On Tuesday 29 November 2005 02:01 pm, Theo Van Dinter wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 01:56:41PM -0500, Hal Vaughan wrote:
> > svn import ./ file:///thresh/threshNet/source -m "Initial import"
> >
> > and it imported all my files. Once this was done, I wanted to test it
> > out, so I edited one program, /thresh/threshNet/bin/t-test by changing it
> > just a little, and got this:
> >
> > [hal@server:threshNet]$ svn commit bin/t-test
> > svn: '/thresh/threshNet/bin' is not a working copy
> I don't believe import makes a working copy out of a directory.
> > Which lead to this:
> > [hal@server:threshNet]$ svn checkout bin/t-test
> > checkout (co): Check out a working copy from a repository.
> > usage: checkout URL... [PATH]...{followed by long help message}
> You can't checkout a file, you have to checkout a directory.
> > [hal@server:threshNet]$ svn checkout
> > file:///thresh/threshNet/source/bin/t-test
> > svn: URL 'file:///thresh/threshNet/source/bin/t-test' refers to a file,
> > not a directory
> > [hal_at_server:threshNet]$ svn checkout file:///thresh/threshNet/source/bin/
> > svn: Failed to add file 'bin/t-test': object of the same name already
> > exists
> You can't checkout over the directory you just imported. Either move to a
> new directory, or remove the files you're trying to checkout.

So if I want to check out files in a directory, I'd have to delete all the
corresponding files in that directory, first? Is that correct?

So what do I do after I've edited a file in the bin directory and want to
commit the changes in that file to the repository?



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