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Old 03-04-2013
Ubuntu Trouble accessing SVN on Ubuntu

Hi all,
I'm running SVN on Ubuntu 12.04, and I have to connect it to an online repository accessed by HTTPS. I can check out files from the repository just fine with the command:

svn checkout <https://pathToRepository>

But, I can't update the working copy properly after I make changes. I change a file in the working copy, and then try to update and get this:

svn up
At revision 3.

Revision 3 is the most current in the repository, but the update command doesn't seem to know that I changed any files.

I've been doing some Googling on this, and there seem to be 2 possible answers to this (or maybe 1, I'm not sure). It seems like you can either install a program called neon (or do I have to build it inside my existing svn executable?), or create your own web server. But, it also seems like you have to do both, based on some sources. I don't need to serve any repositories; all I need to do is access the online repository and update my working copy or commit to the online repository when necessary.

I'm very confused here -- would anyone be willing to give me a clear explanation of what I need to do? I'm sure if I get pointed in the right direction that I'll be able to handle it -- I just need that first push.

If anyone could clarify things for me, I'd really appreciate it.

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SVN-UPGRADE(1)							 Command reference						    SVN-UPGRADE(1)

svn-upgrade - upgrade source package from a new upstream revision SYNOPSIS
svn-upgrade newsource [options] DESCRIPTION
svn-upgrade modifies a Debian package source located in a Subversion repository, upgrading it to a new upstream release. The repository filesystem tree must be in the format created by svn-inject. OPTIONS
svn-upgrade accepts the following options on the command-line: -V STRING | --version STRING Forces a different upstream version string Default: Off. -c | --clean Runs make clean and removes the debian/ directory in the new source. Default: Off. -P STRING | --packagename STRING Forces a different package name Default: Off. -v | --verbose More verbose program output Default: Off. -r | --replay-conflicting Extra cleanup run: replaces all conflicting files with upstream versions. Review of svn status output before doing that could make sense. Default: Off. -N | --noautodch Upgrade without making a new changelog entry. Default: Make the changelog entry. -u | --uscan Use uscan to download the new version. --noninteractive Turn off interactive mode. --ignoreerrors In noninteractive mode, ignore errors. --ignored-files-action STRING Make files that are ignored due to subversion ignore patterns to be 'import'ed or 'skip'ed. -e | --auto-epoch Automatically increase version epoch if the new upstream version is not greater than the current. --debclean Run debclean before merging the new upstream source. Tarballs must be compressed with gzip or bzip2. SEE ALSO
/usr/share/doc/svn-buildpackage/() The svn-buildpackage HOWTO manual svn(1) Subversion command line client tool svn-buildpackage(1) build Debian packages from SVN repository AUTHORS
Eduard Bloch This manual page was written by Eduard Bloch in roff. Goneri Le Bouder Converted manpages to SGML. Neil Williams Converted manpages to DocBook XML and current Debian maintainer COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2009 Eduard Bloch Release: 0.8.2 May 2009 SVN-UPGRADE(1)

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