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Re: RFC: How should Subversion handle OS-deleted paths?

From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 09:27:51 +0100

On Tue, 2010-08-24 at 20:50 +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Aug 2010, Julian Foad wrote:
> > the as-yet-unavailable "svn mv --retrospectively" command [1],
>
> Is this is just a special case of the as-yet-unavailable
> "--metadata-only" option, which would tell svn to adjust its metadata as
> if some operation were performed, but not to touch anything outside the
> ".svn" directory (or wherever metadata is kept)?

Yes, that's basically what I meant, just aimed at the "retrospective"
subset of the possible use cases.

(For anyone not familiar with the history: neither of these options is a
planned feature and neither of them yet has a well defined meaning; they
are just made-up option names that are convenient reminders for talking
about some ideas that have been suggested.)

- Julian
Received on 2010-08-25 10:28:54 CEST

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