using subversion

Warren Block wblock at
Sun Jun 8 16:35:12 UTC 2014

On Sun, 8 Jun 2014, Matthias Apitz wrote:

> El día Sunday, June 08, 2014 a las 11:51:30AM -0400, Robert Huff escribió:
>>       I have a system whose source tree is updated by subversion per the
>> handbook.
>>       For reasona I won't get into, I want to _completely_ scrub those
>> directories and all related svn information and do a fresh checkout.
>> This is not covered in the Handbook, and I can't find a unified coherent
>> explanation using Google.
>>      Quick-and-dirty (assuming no collateral damage) is fine.
>>      Please help.
> Will not help just doing:
> # rm -rf /usr/src

Yes.  That's all it takes, the Subversion metadata is in .svn in the 
top-level directory of the working copy.

> # cd /usr
> # svn co ....

Yes, or just give svn a destination path:

# svn checkout /usr/src

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