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Re: Someone added new files to repository, how do I see them?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2009 12:06:35 -0500

Eric wrote:
>> This list is for the Subversion command-line and libraries, not for
>> TortoiseSVN. But:
> <<<<<
> Good afternoon, Tyler.
> I tried installing the CollabNet command-line Subversion client for
> Windows, and got the same effect.
> >>>>>
>> On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 06:35:59AM -0400, Eric wrote:
>>> Somebody else added a bunch of files to the repository. Shouldn't I
>>> be able to do an "Update" on the overall repository and get all those
>>> new files? If that's not how it works, what is the accepted and
>> Yes, this is usually how it works. Is this not what you are seeing?
> <<<<<
> That is not what I am seeing. The "update" (either from TSVN or from
> the command-line svn) does not see or download any of the new files.

Are you checking out the top level of the repository? Normally you
would only check out (or switch to) the trunk/branch/tag version of
interest at a time, and a to a branch version wouldn't show up in an
update of some other branch or the trunk version.

> I had to blow away a whole directory out of my sandbox and then do an
> "update" in order to get two new files that someone else had put in
> that directory on the repository.
> There was another, whole new directory of files. I had to blow away
> the parent directory of that directory, in my sandbox, and then do an
> "update" to get them.

That doesn't make much sense unless your working copy was tied to a
particular revision. What does 'svn status' show when you are in this

    Les Mikesell
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