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Re: Possible bug delete and revert

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-12-18 17:38:12 CET

Oops -- hold off on that issue filing for a bit, and please see other
forks of this thread for more discussion.

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> FWIW, I agree. Žiga, could you please file an issue in our tracker for
> this? If you've got time to whip up a little shell script that
> reproduces the problem, that'd be great, too.
> Now, the obvious follow-up question is: "What *should* Subversion have
> done in this situation?" Should the revert have errored out saying that
> the operation was obstructed? Should only the delete scheduling have
> been reverted, leaving your new files to appear merely as modifications
> to the existing versioned files? Should a full reversion have happened,
> but with your new files renamed to something else instead of being
> overwritten?
> (I'm kinda partial to the second one there -- revert only the delete
> scheduling.)
> Žiga Osolin wrote:
>> I deleted some files, then I placed new files (the same name upon them)
>> and then I said revert, and SVN has overwritten the files. I think SVN
>> should check if files exist before rewriting with the files last commited.
>> Regards,
>> Žiga
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C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Mon Dec 18 17:39:18 2006

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