Question about SVN

David Fox dfox94085 at
Wed Jan 7 03:11:03 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 6:31 PM, Scott <sclewin at> wrote:
> Hi,
>     if I want to update files of something using SVN I know I need to
> use the command $svn update.  Do I update the installed files or do I

svn simply updates your existing copy of the source code to the same
version as what is in the repository. So you will still have to
configure and remake the binaries and install the binaries on your

svn will only grab the changes from the last revision so it saves time.

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