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RE: Copy/Move/Rename Failing

From: Sivakumar Gopalan <sivakumar_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-09-06 20:09:11 CEST

You can try doing it directly in the repository instead of doing it in
the working copy.

svn mv <repository full path> <repository full path>

Eg:
svn mv http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/branches/xxx
http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/branches/xxy

-siva

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Wilkerson [mailto:r.d.wilkerson@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 11:10 PM
> To: Subversion Mailing List
> Subject: Copy/Move/Rename Failing
>
> I'm not sure if this is a misunderstanding on my part, but I'm trying
> to rename a directory which contains a lot of files and
> subdirectories) which, as I understand it, is essentially 2
> operations: copy and delete. It looks like the copy part works fine
> in terms of moving all of the subdirectories and files, but the newly
> copied directory is retaining the "Normal" status. That leaves me
> with a new folder by the new name that thinks it's checked out from a
> repository which doesn't know it exists. I've tried to create the new
> directory via rename and I also tried to do a basic copy.
>
> I've tried these operations via TSVN and the command line (WinXP). In
> all cases, I get an error that a file (which file varies) in a .svn
> subdirectory of the new copy is locked. Since it's the newly copied
> directory, I assume this means that the process itself is locking it.
>
> Has anyone else seen this? Am I doing something wrong? Any insight
> would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks.
>
> --
>
> Rob Wilkerson
>
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