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Make --force always switched on for svn move command (was Re: [PATCH] Moving/copying added files and dirs)

From: Ivan Zhakov <chemodax_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-09 17:23:34 CEST

On 8/9/06, Ivan Zhakov <chemodax@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/9/06, Paul Burba <paulb@softlanding.com> wrote:
> > Notice none of the unversioned children of H get moved, while only A\D\I
> > gets copied.
> >
> > Also, a related oddity: While svn copy normally copies these first
> > generation unversioned children, svn move requires you to use --force and
> > then it *deletes* all the unversioned items in the source and does *not*
> > copy any of them...so much for "this subcommand is equivalent to a 'copy'
> > and 'delete'."
> >
> You are not right, they copied, but doesn't displayed in svn st -v.
> Just check directory D_move\I by hand.
BTW, is anybody know reasons why we forbidd move directories with
unversioned files without --force option? I consider we should allow
this, because we are copying *all* files including unversioned at new
location. Might be we don't need treat this situation as dangerous and
perform operation without user attention?

Ivan Zhakov
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Received on Wed Aug 9 17:24:18 2006

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