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Re: R: R: Subclipse "Checkout as..." (strange?) working

From: Marc Sherman <msherman_at_projectile.ca>
Date: 2005-08-03 19:18:02 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:
> No, Subclipse deletes it. It does so because the svn checkout command
> will fail if it encounters a file/folder of the same name. Short of doing
> a check on every local file, we have no way to know if this is going to
> happen, so we clean out the project folder before we issue the checkout
> command.

That's really dangerous behaviour, especially when you consider that CVS
migrators will be used to sometimes using "cvs co" to update an existing
working directory.

It's already cost one dev on my team a working directory with
uncommitted changes. :/

- Marc
Received on Thu Aug 4 03:18:02 2005

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