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Re: Bug with missing scheduled-for-delete dir

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 14:08:50 -0500

On Jan 9, 2008 1:44 PM, Miller, Eric <Eric.Miller_at_amd.com> wrote:
> > To be honest, I think the answer to "but I deleted all the metadata
> > outside the scope of svn" is "don't do that".
> Sure, I'll get right on the phone and tell our 3rd party tool developer
> to stop removing the meta-data when they manipulate the database...
> right.

It has *never* been correct to delete or move Subversion's
version-controlled files without using a Subversion client. I hope a
future wc rewrite relaxes that, but for now, that's the breaks.

> "Could someone test this under 1.5?" Please? I don't have ready access
> to a compiled version.
> If it still fails then can I/someone file a bug or whip out a quick
> patch?
> It seems trivial to remove the scheduled-for-deletion flag and just mark
> it as missing.

That seems wrong. If you said "svn rm foo" and haven't committed it
yet or done a revert, why should it stop being scheduled for deletion?


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