[SWLUG] SVN Setup
neil.greenwood.lug at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 09:38:11 UTC 2010
On 15 September 2010 09:57, Jon Reynolds <maillist at jcrdevelopments.com> wrote:
> What you have described is exactly what I have done. This is is where my
> problem starts. Below are the steps I performed:
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~$ svnadmin create testrepo
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~$ svn co file:///home/jonr/testrepo/ wiptestrepo
> Checked out revision 0.
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~$ cd wiptestrepo/
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~/wiptestrepo$ mkdir trunk branches tags
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~/wiptestrepo$ svn add trunk/ branches/ tags/
> A trunk
> A branches
> A tags
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~/wiptestrepo$ svn commit -m 'test'
> Adding branches
> Adding tags
> Adding trunk
> Committed revision 1.
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~/wiptestrepo$ cd
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~$ rm -rf wiptestrepo/
> jonr at jcrdevelopments:~$ svn co file:///home/jonr/testrepo/<tab><tab>
> README.txt conf/ dav/ db/ format hooks/
I don't think you can use tab completion on svn like this. The problem
you're seeing is that it's trying to complete the path using the files
physically in the filesystem at /home/jonr/testrepo/, which is where
the svn database is stored.
Try "svn ls file:///home/jonr/testrepo/" instead (that's LS, like the
list directory command), and you should see your 3 directories in the
output. I tend not to use the file:// protocol with svn, we've got a
HTTP DAV server in work for our repository. IIRC, I've not used tab
completion, although there might be special support for svn in one of
the bash_completion files. Try looking at
/etc/bash_completion.d/subversion (although the bash_completion files
Ah, I've just noticed Steve's post, but he doesn't mention the svn ls
command, so I'm still posting this.
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