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Re: Handling failures

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2003-07-19 07:26:51 CEST

"Paramjit Oberoi" <p_s_oberoi@hotmail.com> writes:
> I just started using svn regularly, and I really like it so far.
> Two issues that I encountered:
> * If a checkout fails (for instance, because of an incorrectly specified
> path),
> no new files/directories should be created. For instance, if I do:
> svn co file:///svn-repository/my-cool-projcet/module1
> (and the repository does not contain "my-cool-projcet") an empty directory
> called "module1" is created with a .svn subdirectory. So I cannot simply
> reissue the checkout command with the corrected spelling---I must first
> delete the bogus directory, otherwise subversion complains that the
> "module1" directory is already a working copy for a different path.

This was *just* fixed a few days ago and will be in the .26 release.
I'll leave the other question for Greg "ra_svn" Hudson.


Brian W. Fitzpatrick    <fitz_at_red-bean.com>   http://www.red-bean.com/fitz/
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