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

From: Ich Selbst <ichselbst_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2003-01-08 22:44:39 CET

> > 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.

ok, then I'll just look for a workaround in my client. As soon as
I got one working I will upload a first public release.

thanks for explaining the problems.

Steve

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