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Re: [Issue 2188] [API] svn_client_copy/move should error out if target exists

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2006-01-24 23:19:01 CET

On Tue, 24 Jan 2006, Julian Foad wrote:

> lundblad@tigris.org wrote:
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2188
> >
> > ------- Additional comments from lundblad@tigris.org Mon Jan 23 02:27:32 -0800 2006 -------
> > Taking.
> Do you have a plan for what to do about this issue? The last discussion I know
> of was the thread in which I proposed the partial plan in this message:
> <http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-11/0596.shtml>. I still think that's a
> good plan as far as it goes.
Well, I had been readign through the threads that were linked to from this
issue, but I didn't see this mail. This was a good analyzes.

My current plan is to remove the make_child semantics from copy/move,
making it fail if the destination exists. This is what you propose, except
for the overwrite flag. I'm also not doing the create parents stuff.
That's another issue.

Then create a compat wrapper that implements the create_child semantics on
top of the new API and change the CL client to do the same. That's it for
now. The benefit is to make the destination URL deterministic.


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