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Re: commit of out-of-date WC with mod'd dir props fails - why?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-15 22:01:10 CEST

Alexis Huxley <ahuxley@gmx.net> writes:

> svn_error: #21047 : <Working copy is not up-to-date>
> Cannot commit propchanges for directory '/amd/dione/diskb/home/alexis/doc/html/alexis-hp/UNSTABLE/hiking/wornersattel/images'
> Yes, it is right; the WC is *not* up to date, but it is not up to
> date in the same way that any simple edit in a sibling directory
> would create out-of-dated-ness, but in *that* situation, a commit is
> still possible.
> I guess there is some logic to this, but I cannot see it. Could
> someone explain please? Thanks.

Propchanges on directories can only be committed if the directory is
at HEAD. This is currently our "one inflexibility" in the way we
allow mixed-revision working copies.

For an explanation, read /doc/user/manual/dirversioning.texi. In
particular, read the "overeager directory" problem.

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Received on Mon Jul 15 22:03:02 2002

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