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From Les Mikesell <>
Subject Re: Better way to create project?
Date Mon, 28 Feb 2011 19:55:33 GMT
On 2/28/2011 1:29 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Feb 28, 2011, at 13:25, Cecil Westerhof wrote:
>> I just put my bin folder in subversion. I am a new user, so maybe I do
>> not do things in the right way. So I would like to know if there is a
>> better way to do things.
>> I moved my bin folder to bin.old.
>> I created a bin folder in my repository.
>> I did a checkout of the bin folder.
>> I moved the files from bin.old to bin.
>> I removed bin.old.
>> I did a svn add.
>> I did a svn commit.
>> This are quit a few steps. Is there a better way to do this?
> You can do an in-place import:

Or even easier, just import the top level directory, delete the 
original, and check the whole thing back out (or rename the original 
until you are sure it worked).  The in-place approach is for things 
where you don't want to delete/move the originals at all.

   Les Mikesell

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