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RE: Adding the entries file to your working copy (or how to break your workingcopy the hard way)

From: Bert Huijben <rhuijben_at_sharpsvn.net>
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2009 13:45:00 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bert Huijben [mailto:rhuijben_at_sharpsvn.net]
> Sent: Sunday, January 11, 2009 12:03 AM
> To: dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Adding the entries file to your working copy (or how to break
> your workingcopy the hard way)
>
> As expected this doesn't work:
>
> # svn add .svn\entries
> svn: '.svn' is not a working copy
> svn: Can't open file '.svn\.svn\entries': The system cannot find the
> path
> specified.
>
> But I was really surprised when I tried:
>
> # svn add --parents .svn\entries
> A D:\WC\.svn
> A D:\WC\.svn\entries
>
> (And it even allowed committing!)
>
> This was with Subversion 1.5.5.

I'm working on a fix for the working copy issues of --parents

Other examples that add .svn to your working copy

# svn mkdir --parents .svn/folder
# svn cp --parents file .svn/folder2/file

We also have open --parents issues on urls.
See
http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=462&dsMessageId=101
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        Bert

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