Before reading on, here is the most important command you'll
ever need when using Subversion: svn help.
The Subversion command-line client is self-documenting—at
any time, a quick svn help
SUBCOMMAND will describe
the syntax, options, and behavior of the subcommand.
$ svn help import import: Commit an unversioned file or tree into the repository. usage: import [PATH] URL Recursively commit a copy of PATH to URL. If PATH is omitted '.' is assumed. Parent directories are created as necessary in the repository. If PATH is a directory, the contents of the directory are added directly under URL. Unversionable items such as device files and pipes are ignored if --force is specified. Valid options: -q [--quiet] : print nothing, or only summary information -N [--non-recursive] : obsolete; try --depth=files or --depth=immediates --depth ARG : pass depth ('empty', 'files', 'immediates', or 'infinity') as ARG …