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From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2009 13:37:29 -0500

uktedc_at_tiscali.co.uk wrote:
> I am a Linux user and I am using the intrepid ibix version.I am a new
> user and reading the book I have created a repository apparently
> without problem. I now want to import my files into the repository. I
> type in the command hit transmit and suddenly I am faced by a window
> telling me that my input has been ignored. Even worse the terminal has
> been closed down and everything I typed in has been thrown away. Once
> again I type it all in again trying hard not to make any mistakes and
> once again I get the window telling me my input has been ignored. Once
> again the terminal session closes down. After repeating this process
> four or five times my mind is filled with benign feelings for whoever
> it was who decided that putting an error message of no apparent value
> in a window of no apparent use is a acceptable solution . What was
> wrong with shell commands placing their error messages in the usual
> place and and allowing the user to make a quick correction and issue
> the command again? As for the message I would have thought that it is
> hardly likely to get the user on your side by telling them that their
> input is rubbish and you cannot be bothered to spare the time to tell
> them why. I have had to give up on Subversion.. Either I am typing in
> rubbish or there is something wrong with the repository which seems to
> be left in some unuseble state.but there is no way of knowing because
> subversion ignores my input.

Someone might be able to help you with this if they had any idea what
you were doing. My guess is that you are typing the import command
incorrectly. Nothing svn does should be able to close your terminal window.

   Les Mikesell
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