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Re: New 1.5 API to copy/move multiple paths

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 11:22:17 -0500

On Jan 27, 2008 5:09 PM, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> wrote:
> Mark Phippard wrote:
> [...]
> > just a new incarnation of this problem which already exists for
> > commit:
> >
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2381
>
> (Issue summary: "Cannot commit multiple WC paths which lack a common parent
> directory".)
>
> > In Eclipse, each of my checked out projects lives in the same parent
> > folder locally, but that folder is not itself a WC. Essentially,
> > these WC's are all disconnected. So this is preventing me from
> > copying them all in a single transaction.
> [...]
> > So my question is simply whether this restriction that all of the
> > folders share a WC parent can be relaxed.
>
> From my very sketchy knowledge of how these things work, this sounds like a
> reasonable request. The symptom with "copy" is similar to what issue #2381
> reports with "commit", so there's hope for a common solution.
>
> Please raise an issue and cross-reference it to/from #2381. A good summary
> would be "Cannot copy multiple WC paths which lack a common parent directory".
>
>
> > For commit, I can workaround this limitation with a hack. Before
> > doing the commit, I create a dummy .svn folder in the parent, and then
> > delete it after the commit. This does not work for copy. When I try
> > the same hack (I actually do svn co --depth=empty to create the .svn
> > first) I get a crash. Here is the trace.
>
> Please can you try to post a reproduction recipe for this crash. If you're
> using standard "svn" commands it shouldn't crash even if the behaviour you want
> isn't supported.

I entered issue 3083:
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3083

It contains a "verbal reproduction recipe" for the crash. I did
confirm the command line will crash in the same scenario.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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