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Re: The unadd, undelete methods and the client README.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-09-17 14:39:25 CEST

Mo DeJong <supermo@bayarea.net> writes:

> One of the things I found in svn-manual.html was the "unadd" and
> "undelete" subcommands for the svn client. There was no mention of
> these commands in the README. Should the client README be retired?
> It seems to describe lots of features that do not exist. It also
> describes other features that do not yet exist. Would it be better
> to move this into a new texi file in the doc/user/manual directory?
> I would be willing to do that work if it seems like a good idea.

Mo, see doc/user/manual/. It's the start of a user manual. All
add/rm/unadd/unrm behavior is documented there.

> My second question is related to the "unadd" and "undelete" methods included
> in the svn client. Why do we need a special unadd method to undo an add?
> Can't the user just call delete on the file or dir?

Yes, if you 'svn rm' a file that has just been added via 'svn add',
this is equivalent to an 'svn unadd'. Either way works.

> % mkdir foo
> % svn add foo
> % svn unadd foo
> svn_error: #21026 : <Can't find an entry>
> No default entry in directory `foo'

This is probably a plain old bug that needs to be filed.

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