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Re: Anyone know how to put a file directly into a repository over command line - simulate checkin

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-08-17 08:56:55 CEST

On Aug 16, 2007, at 17:13, Jay Crouch wrote:

> Iím writing a web based file system using subversion as the
> backend. Have been using svn import command line statements to load
> files into the repositories, but import requires any import targets
> to be deleted first Ė which breaks revisioning and deltas (i.e. the
> whole point of svn).
>
> Anyone know of another method/script/tool to put a file directly
> into an svn repository (without deleting first) :: note I do mean
> repository, not working copy.
>
> As in Iíve been using:
>
> Svn import file.txt file:///mnt/data/repos/repoid/folder/file.txt

As you probably know, the supported method is: get a working copy,
modify it, and commit.

If you're looking for a way to put files into the repository
directly, possibly overwriting any previous version that was there,
you may be interested in the "svnput" example:

http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/tools/examples/svnput.c

Be sure to read the warning in the comments at the beginning of the
file.

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