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Can not import files into svn repo

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I created a repo using svnadmin create in a dir called trunk (that's what your supposed to do, right?) The operation succeeded but the files that I want to version (c source which I should have versioned long ago.)

I can't seem to add to the repo. When the code is ready for alpha release I plan to host it on source forge but until then It's just me working on the code and my online connection is intermittent so I decided to create my repo locally.

posted Jul 15, 2014 by Anderson

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What command did you use to create the repository? Did that directory exist prior to running 'svnadmin create'? And what syntax are you using to import the source code into the repository?

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I created a repo using svnadmin create in a dir called trunk (that's what your supposed to do, right?)

No, you "svnadmin create" your repositories in a central place on your server. Then you configure your Subversion server (svnserve or mod_dav_svn) to serve those repositories. Then you import code into those repositories via the URLs exposed by your Subversion server. This and other basics of Subversion should be amply described in the SVN Book at

answer Jul 16, 2014 by Kaushik
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