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Re: Inadvertently deleted a folder

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 07:22:31 +0100

Tigger wrote:
> It just tried to do it again.
>
> Luckily this time it failed as it required an update before committing.
>
> So I have more info.
>
> Clicking commit on the Trunk folder includes 40 updates (modified & deleted
> files), among them is a delete on the Trunk itself!
>
> When I click OK it realises the other updates are mute and proceeds to
> delete the Trunk as its only action.
>
> I did not delete the Trunk!
> It shows up as modified (red!) however if I look at the subversion
> properties it has been marked as deleted.

So, something *did* mark the folder as deleted. And Subversion/TSVN only
does what it was told to do: remove the folder.

> In this case I did all modifications via Ankh in Visual Studio 2005.

I would then suggest that you report this issue to the Ankh people -
marking a folder as deleted without being told is *very bad*.

Stefan

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