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Re: Use of Subversion to track existing directory

From: Saulius Grazulis <grazulis_at_akl.lt>
Date: 2006-03-19 16:16:16 CET

On Sunday 19 March 2006 17:03, Robert Paulsen wrote:

> I can create the repository:
>
>         svnadmin create /srv/svn/repos/myfiles/
> I know I could create a directory structure with trunk, tags, branches

svn mkdir file:///srv/svn/repos/myfiles/trunk
svn mkdir file:///srv/svn/repos/myfiles/branches
svn mkdir file:///srv/svn/repos/myfiles/tags

Or even better like this:

svn mkdir file:///srv/svn/repos/myfiles/{trunk,branches,tags}

Works on Unix-like systems under bash or tcsh.

(this will give only one revision bump instead of 3).

> import from there but that seems round-about.
> Is there a way to work with
> the existing data using add, copy, checkout, etc, commands?

Try this method:

cd working-copy
svn co file:///srv/svn/repos/myfiles/trunk
svn add *
svn ci

Hope this helps,

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