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Re: [Bug?] moving a directory and losing the contents

From: Julian Fitzell <julian_at_beta4.com>
Date: 2002-07-26 12:17:00 CEST

Philip Martin wrote:
> Julian Fitzell <julian@beta4.com> writes:
>>C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\test>svn mv docs trunk\
>>A trunk/docs
>>D docs/seaside/borges.html
>>D docs/seaside/renderer.html
>>D docs/seaside/index.html
>>D docs/seaside/intro.html
>>D docs/seaside
>>D docs
>>I end up with trunk/docs/ but nothing inside it. Is this by design,
>>limitation or error?
> Although the mv command only prints a single 'A' for the new directory
> it is a copy of the old directory including its contents. If you run
> svn st trunk
> you should see something like
> A + trunk/docs
> Note the '+' for copy with history. Have you looked inside the new
> trunk/docs? Is it really empty? The mv command seems to work when I
> try it.
> Perhaps the feedback for copy/mv should print
> A + some/dir
> instead of
> A some/dir

Well... now it's *my* turn to be embarassed :) I swear I looked in that
directory and it was empty but it isn't now... But yeah the output was
a little confusing.

Now if only my build issues were so simply solved...


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