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

From: Michael Ruder <ruder_at_tau-tec.de>
Date: 2004-02-11 17:36:21 CET


<> > 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.

okay, thats understandable but can be confusing.
But what about the problem with the svn blame command?

<> > 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?

exactly. if I create a new file which is partially based on an old one
but not related to it, I don't want the history.


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