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

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-07-26 20:48:32 CEST

On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 14:35 -0400, John Peacock wrote:
> Subversion does not have change-sets, as they are conventionally defined
> in other projects. There is no way to perform disjoint operations in a
> single atomic commit, just so you can have those operations in the same
> revision.


If I'm not totally misreading this statement, it's completely false.

In another message, Christopher Ness wrote:
> Shouldn't nodes in that directory be removed recursively before
> removing the directory node as they will not be accessible any more.
> Or am I incorrect in how I think svn stores data based on a file tree?

I don't know what you mean by "stores data based on a file tree", but I
think you're incorrect. There's no way svn could erroneously "delete a
directory without deleting its children".

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