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Re: [Issue 962] - remove and move should work for missing files and directories

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-01-08 22:22:27 CET

"Ich Selbst" <ichselbst@gmx.ch> writes:

> But is the name of the directory not stored in /.svn/ somewhere?

No. Like I said earlier, there's an URL, and one day there may be a
GUID. The last component of the URL may differ from the directory
name if the directory is a working copy base, or if the directory is
switched.

> Then it should be possible to check if those names still match and
> if not then assume that as a rename/move?

That doesn't work. Consider 'mv foo zig/foo', the directory name is
unchanged, it's still foo. We don't want to store full path's either,
as that is likely to mean that simply moving a working copy would
break it.

-- 
Philip Martin
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