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Re: Issue #2381 - Cannot commit multiple WC paths which lack a common parent directory

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 19:35:46 -0500

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 6:36 PM, David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net> wrote:
> My kneejerk reaction is that I'm hoping for future Subversion working
> copies to be more discrete than current ones, not less so, and my
> design goals for a WC rewrite would be to explicitly disallow
> multiple-WC operations. So I'm not inclined to focus too much on
> making multi-WC operations work better... But that may just be me.

I will go ballistic if we disallow this. I absolutely need multi-WC
operations in Subclipse. One of SVN's number one features is atomic
operations, so imagine how pissed users are when their commits from
Eclipse span multiple transactions. I at least need this for all
write operations (commit, copy, move).

I currently hack around this limitation at run time by creating a .svn
folder in the parent, but I would like to see it just work in
Subversion core API. The new support in copy/move for multiple
sources has the same problem except the hack does not work.

Mark Phippard
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