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Re: Versioning my /etc and other directories

From: Philip Hallstrom <subversion_at_philip.pjkh.com>
Date: 2006-02-25 01:45:05 CET

>> On Saturday 25 February 2006 00:08, Mark Lacas wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I would like to put my /etc folder (and others like it) under
>>> Subversion control.
>>> There seems to be a catch-22.
>>> I can import everything into Subversion ok.
>>> But I really don't want to do a checkout over my etc directory.
>>> If I try to Subversion whines about stuff already being there.
>> See http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#in-place-import
> I'm not sure if this was Mark's problem, but what if I am managing several
> machines, with different /etc directories, and I want them all to be under
> svn control?
> For the first one I can do an in place import, but for the second and
> subsequent, I want to turn on versioning, and then decide for each of the
> files that is there whether the differences from the ones already in the
> repos should be kept or discarded. What's the best way to do this?

Not that I've used it, but it came up on another list I'm on.



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