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Re: svn rm behaviour (was: svn rm --force always fails)

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-04-17 19:50:16 CEST

William Uther <will+@cs.cmu.edu> writes:

> The default behaviour of svn rm is one of the few things I find a little
> counter-intuitive about svn. I'd like 'svn rm' to be like 'rm' as much as
> possible. The current behaviour is different to 'rm'. Moreover, the
> current behaviour doesn't match the manual. The current behaviour *does*
> match the help string, but there are cases where this is not as safe a
> behaviour as the manual - you can lose local changes easily.
>
> I've attached summaries of, and comments on, the various behaviours below
> as well as a log demonstrating the current behaviour. One of the behaviours
> I list below is a proposed new behaviour.
>
> If people think my proposed 'svn rm' behaviour is worth implementing I'd
> be willing to write the patch.
>
> Later,
>
> \x/ill :-}

Will, check out Issue #611, and see how it relates to your concerns.
(http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=611)

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