[wp-hackers] Can some spot check me on this...

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 11:08:24 GMT 2006

On 9/28/06, Computer Guru <computerguru at neosmart.net> wrote:
> > BTW, My upgrade "script":
> >
> > $ cd ~/www/wp/
> > $ svn export --force http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress/tags/2.0.4/ .
> > $ wget --delete-after http://example.com/wp/wp-admin/upgrade.php?step=1
> >
> > Unfortunately, you can't count on hosts having subversion.
> My host didn't, but all I had to do was ask... (L) Micfo!!
> ;-)
> Anyway, why --force? I haven't ever used it... just

He's using export from the stable branches. This means that the .svn
folders are never made, so subversion doesn't think it has control
over the dir. --force forces it to voerwrite the files when it
exports, unlike if you just do export, where it would complain that
the file already exists

--Robert Deaton

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