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Re: \'Object of the same name already exists\'; so autoskip the object?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2008 16:10:23 -0500

On Oct 26, 2008, at 12:17, Jago Pearce wrote:

> How do I skip files that I already have locally?

svn checkout --force <url>



It sounds like this will still checkout all data from the repository,
however, since it's needed in the text-base directory for the
pristine copy. So you won't be saving time by using this option.

> ->
> j_at_IDPP-0644:~/compile$ svn checkout svn://svn.icculus.org/
> alienarena/trunk
> svn: Failed to add file \'trunk/data1/default.cfg\': object of the
> same name already exists
> j_at_IDPP-0644:~/compile$ cd trunk/
> j_at_IDPP-0644:~/compile/trunk$ svn up
> svn: Failed to add file \'data1/default.cfg\': object of the same name
> already exists
> All I need to do is skip files that are already there. I would have
> expected this to be the default action.
> I certainly don\'t want to delete it all and start again. This is why
> I\'m using SVN; to download only what I need over 3G.
> I\'ve looked on the FAQ list, and surprised it\'s not there:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html

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