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Re: Bug with directory containing file with the same name as the directory

From: Oskar Enoksson <oskar.enoksson_at_foi.se>
Date: 2004-10-28 16:12:13 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> Oskar Enoksson wrote:
>> > svn merge file://..../foo file://.../foo .
>> svn: Attempted to get checksum of a *non*-file node
>> Doesn't work.
> This should work if you cd into the foo/ directory.

Ok, but that's what I did, it didn't work, that's why I think it's a bug.

> But the following works:
>> >cd ..
>> >svn merge file://..../foo file://.../foo foo
>> Works!
> So you ran this from 'above' the working copy, on the directory named
> 'foo'?


>> I think this is a bug in svn.
> It's debatable. If I want to quickly merge a change to one file that
> somebody made, it's really convenient to just type
> cd working_copy
> svn merge -r103:104 http://host/repos/foo.c
> ...and then have the merge command automatically assume that the
> target is the 'foo.c' in my working copy.

Yes, that should also work. Subversion should be able to figure out if
arguments are a revision number pair and a working-copy object, or two
repository objects.


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