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Re: Stage 1 of true rename support.

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-05-23 11:09:22 CEST

On 5/23/05, Marc Haisenko <haisenko@webport.de> wrote:
> Just a minor user question: consider the following "recipe":
> # svn mv foo bar
> # echo "Hello" >foo
> # svn add foo
> # svn commit
> Right now this works, the editor shows "R foo" and reports that foo is being
> replaced. However, this doesn't work:
> # svn rm foo
> # svn mv bar foo
> svn: 'foo' is scheduled for deletion; it must be committed before being
> overwritten
> Will this work when true renames are implemented ?

This is an implementation problem in the working copy library and
unrelated to true renames. It can be fixed, but only in a minor
release (not in a patch release). Ben Reser has been working on fixing
it, but the fix isn't done yet. (It's in a branch in the repository,
so if you feel like working on it, please do!)

> Thanks,
> Marc



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