[nycbug-talk] Request for Review, Summary of FreeBSD src fetching problems

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Sun Jan 27 19:02:12 EST 2013

On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 05:32:29PM -0500, Glen Barber wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 03:37:59PM -0500, Scott Robbins wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 02:57:31PM -0500, Isaac Levy wrote:
> > > Hi All,
> > > 
> > 
> > I'm going to mention one thing that I ran into when first using sv
> > checkout.  I believe it's obvious to those familiar with svn, but not
> > necessarily to those of us who don't use it.
> > 
> > If doing svn co whatever /usr/src, one should first rm -rf /usr/src if it
> > exists.  That is, if you do a basic install, include /usr/src, then do svn
> > co, it may cause problems.  
> > 
> http://www.FreeBSD.org/handbook/svn.html states:
> Warning: If the local directory already exists but was not created by
> svn, rename or delete it before the checkout. Checkout over an existing
> non-svn directory can cause conflicts between the existing files and
> those brought in from the repository.

Yup, that was due to me.  :)  (Seriously, I mentioned it on the forums and
wblock@ had it fixed in a few minutes)

I was referring to the wiki link given in the original post. 

Scott Robbins
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