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Re: unexpected behaviour (bug?) when moving/copying

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-18 17:43:36 CET

On Dec 18, 2004, at 10:14 AM, SteveKing wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>> This is a pretty persuasive argument. In other words, you're
>> suggesting that we let the *caller* decide whether to create a new
>> directory or not. svn_client_move2() should either throw a specific
>> error if the target already exists (which the client can trap), or it
>> could take a new boolean argument to toggle directory-creation
>> behavior.
>
> It's not just svn_client_move() - svn_client_copy() has the same
> behaviour (as I mentioned in the example creating the tag).
>
>> These API changes seem reasonable to me. Of course, the commandline
>> client shouldn't change it's behavior here, but at least we can offer
>> more options for other clients.
>
> Should I file an issue about this?
>

Let's wait a day or two more, to see if others agree. :-)

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