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Re: Copy directories with the .svn subdirs leads to weird behavior

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-11 17:27:44 CET

On Wed, 2004-02-11 at 09:16, Michael Ruder wrote:

> if you copy directories in the working copy with normal copy instead of
> svn copy and if the copy includes the .svn subdirectories, the copy is
> considered "versioned" by subversion

Of course it is. You just created a new working copy. It's a separate
working copy of the same URL, and is completely independent from the
working copy that its sitting inside.

> While one is not supposed to do all this,

That's right. Don't do that. :-)

> it is still confusing and can
> happen quickly, if you copy with normal copy because you don't want the
> logs to be copied.

"Don't want the logs to be copied?" You mean, you don't want history?

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