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Re: Obtaining new .svn directories

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2008 20:11:15 +0100

On Jan 3, 2008 7:36 PM, James <excess_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought this might have been an obvious necessity (yet google has gotten
> me no where) but is there any way to get a .svn directory if its accidently
> been modified or removed? For example say I had a large project with upwards
> of 1000 files and I accidently deleted the root .svn directory. Do I really
> need to re-checkout the entire project (with all its files) just to fix the
> missing .svn directory?
> I've tried doing a svn checkout in the non-versioned directory hoping svn
> would be able to re-create the missing .svn directories but instead it just
> gives me an error stating "svn: Failed to add directory 'XXX': object of the
> same name already exists". If only I could tell it to ignore those
> directories/files... am I doing something wrong here?

This is a feature provided by Subversion 1.5 (which is yet to be released).



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