• Name

    svn import – Commit an unversioned file or tree into the repository.

    Synopsis

    svn import [PATH] URL

    Description

    Recursively commit a copy of PATH to URL. If PATH is omitted “.” is assumed. Parent directories are created in the repository as necessary.

    Alternate Names

    None

    Changes

    Repository

    Accesses Repository

    Yes

    Options

    --message (-m) TEXT
    --file (-F) FILE
    --quiet (-q)
    --non-recursive (-N)
    --username USER
    --password PASS
    --no-auth-cache
    --non-interactive
    --force-log
    --editor-cmd EDITOR
    --encoding ENC
    --config-dir DIR
    --auto-props
    --no-auto-props
    --ignore-externals
    

    Examples

    This imports the local directory myproj into trunk/misc in your repository. The directory trunk/misc need not exist before you import into it–svn import will recursively create directories for you.

    $ svn import -m "New import" myproj http://svn.red-bean.com/repos/trunk/misc
    Adding         myproj/sample.txt
    …
    Transmitting file data ………
    Committed revision 16.
    

    Be aware that this will not create a directory named myproj in the repository. If that's what you want, simply add myproj to the end of the URL:

    $ svn import -m "New import" myproj http://svn.red-bean.com/repos/trunk/misc/myproj
    Adding         myproj/sample.txt
    …
    Transmitting file data ………
    Committed revision 16.
    

    After importing data, note that the original tree is not under version control. To start working, you still need to svn checkout a fresh working copy of the tree.


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