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RE: not a working directory

From: Manoj Kumar <Manoj.Kumar_at_S1.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 17:28:58 +0530

Since I have checked out in windows server through tortoise. So, now I
have to install svn at windows box and need to run the command manually.

But, can't I run it from server itself. I have not checked out there.






From: Madan U Sreenivasan [mailto:madanus_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 5:24 PM
To: Manoj Kumar
Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: not a working directory


Hi Manoj,

   I think you are trying to do a 'svn st' on the repository. It will
not work. st is meant for the working copy only.

   you need to check-out a working copy with the 'svn co' command. You
will then have to cd into the working copy directory and issue an 'svn


On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 5:15 PM, Manoj Kumar <Manoj.Kumar_at_s1.com> wrote:

Hi guys ,


I get the following error when I run svn status command.


svn status -u

svn: warning: '.' is not a working copy


I tried every possible way to provide the working copy, but its not


I tried the following :


svn status


svn status .


cd to repository_path

svn status trunk


nothing is working out, I really do not know how to provide the working





Received on 2008-06-24 14:01:37 CEST

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