# Tuesday, July 11, 2006

One of the things the has irked my about using SVN with VisualStudio.NET is trying to set up a new project.  You’ve got some new thing that you just cooked up, and now you need to get it into Subversion so it doesn’t get lost.  Unfortunatley that means you have to “import” it into SVN, being careful not to include any of the unversionable VS.NET junk files, then check it out again, probably some place else, since Tortoise doesn’t seem to dig checking out over the existing location.  Big pain.

Along comes Ankh to the rescue.  I’ve been using it off and on for a while (version .6 built from the source) but now I’m hooked.  It adds the traditional “Add to source control” menu item in VS.NET, and it totally did the right thing.  Imported, checked out to the same location (in place) and skipped all the junk files.  Worked like a charm.  I’m definitely a believer now.

Thursday, July 13, 2006 4:56:36 PM (Pacific Daylight Time, UTC-07:00)
Would love to read a review on Ankh if you have some time. Does it integrate well with adding and deleting files via VS.NET?
Friday, July 14, 2006 1:22:02 AM (Pacific Daylight Time, UTC-07:00)
Patrick,
Link is broken, should be http://ankhsvn.tigris.org/ rather than http://ankh.tigris.org

Best regards,
Derek

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Monday, July 17, 2006 9:42:59 AM (Pacific Daylight Time, UTC-07:00)
Link fixed, thanks Derek
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