[wp-hackers] first time SVN user, first time adding plugin to directory

Aaron Jorbin aaron at jorb.in
Wed Jul 6 17:47:02 UTC 2011


This is the definitive source for information about svn.  I encourage you to
read sections 1-4 and 9 if you really want to understand how to use svn.

I would also encourage you to learn to use it from the command line rather
then any of the GUI tools.  The #svn channel on freenode can also be a good

twitter: twitter.com/aaronjorbin

On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Andy Charrington <andycharrington at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have got my first plugin ready to go and it has been approved. However i
> am now completely flumoxed by how to actually add it to the directory! I
> have not used SVN before and am struggling with it TBH. I have added my
> plugin to /trunk and then tried various ways of copying it to /tags/0.1
> none
> of which worked and now i cant delete /tags/0.1... ARGH!
> I am getting all sorts of weird errors now. I believe i have well and truly
> messed it up. I did read through all i could find on this but the Wp site
> inparticular seems to assume you have knowledge of SVN which i dont. Could
> someone please point me in the right direction? I just want to know how to
> get my plugin in the directory! It shouldnt be this hard!
> Also is there a way i can start again with my repository? I would rather
> start again once i know what im doing.
> Did anyone else struggle with this?? Its made me feel really stupid!
> Thank you
> Andy
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