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Re: [Subclipse-users] Copy files and directories without subversion information

From: Steve Cohen <scohen_at_javactivity.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 09:07:45 -0600

Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 8:57 AM, Steve Cohen <scohen_at_javactivity.org> wrote:
>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 8:42 AM, Steve Cohen <scohen_at_javactivity.org> wrote:
>>>> Is there an easy way to copy files and directory structures in eclipse
>>>> without carrying the subversion information to the new location? My use
>>>> case for this is to copy recursively a whole directory of resources from
>>>> a tree holding resources written for one locale to another. I then have
>>>> in one place everything I need to get translated. But if I just copy in
>>>> Eclipse, all the subversion information comes with and I don't want
>>>> that. It causes problems later. What is the easiest way to avoid this?
>>> On the Team menu there are Copy and Export options that will do a
>>> proper svn copy or svn export to deal with the SVN information the way
>>> it is supposed to be. When you copy using Eclipse, it is just a
>>> filesystem copy which is incorrect. Unfortunately, Eclipse does not
>>> provide a team provider hook when you do this as it does for other
>>> operations.
>>>
>>>
>> So I think then, the easiest (only) way is to do the copy in the file
>> system and then get rid of the .svn stuff and then refresh in Eclipse.
>> That seems to work.
>
> That should work, but I fail to see how that is easier than using the
> Team menu. Right-click and choose Team > Export and it does all this
> for you.
>

Sorry, did not read your earlier reply thoroughly. Indeed, Team->Export
does the job (although it does require an Eclipse Refresh for the
changes to appear in Eclipse).

Thanks. Until now I had never known what Team->Export was for.

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