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Re: svn commit --non-recursive dir_path gives error "Cannot non-recursively commit a directory deletion"

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-07-26 20:00:32 CEST

Jim Correia wrote:
> That's my point exactly. Given
>
> dir1
> file1
> file2
> dir2
> file3
>
> You cannot remove dir1 without also removing all of the children, so
> removing the directory with the --non-recursive flag shouldn't try to
> have special meaning, and should just remove the directory (and apply
> the special semantics to operations like commit for which recursing
> into the directory does make sense.)

I don't understand. Are you saying --non-recursive on a named target
that happens to be a directory should delete the directory recursively?

Or that it should delete the single node for the directory dir1 and
leave everything else behind (which would now be inaccessible)?

John

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