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Re: Issue cleanup

From: Martin Tomes <lists_at_tomes.org>
Date: 2005-05-06 10:09:53 CEST

Branko Čibej wrote:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1277
>
> Alternatively, the solution might be to allow "permanently missing"
> files in the working copy (that is, files that appear in .svn/entries,
> but are marked as "don't create"). Their status would have to be checked
> at every update to see if the name had changed, and would add even more
> spaghetti to our WC code.

I don't think it should fail altogether, I like the idea of the
"permanently missing" status. Subversion really should checkout all the
files that it can checkout. I know the WC code isn't great, but that
isn't the users fault so I don't think that should be an excuse for not
doing something sensible in the situation.

-- 
Martin Tomes
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