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Re: files under version control without working copy

From: Lorenz <lorenznl_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-02-01 09:56:56 CET

Volker Poplawski wrote:
>i have write access to some files in /usr/local/bin/ and would like to have
>them under version control. I dont have write access to the directory itself
>so i guess i can't make it a working copy.

1) persuade the admin to a create an empty /usr/local/bin/.svn folder
and give you write access to it ...

2) in the repository create an empty folder for your files

3) check this folder out to a temporary folder and then copy the
contents of the created .svn folder over to /usr/local/bin/.svn

4) now you should be able to svn add your files and commit.

Beware: not tested as I have no access to a linux box right now.

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Received on Thu Feb 1 09:57:56 2007

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