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Re: [TSVN] folder delete bug?

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-09-30 14:50:25 CEST

Roland Erbs wrote:

> Make a directory blahblah, then add, then commit
> Delete the directory in the repo-browser
> Place mouse on directory, select add: directory is not recognized as being
> addable

Sure! You deleted the folder directly in the repository. So how should
your working copy know about that without an update first? The folder
still is versioned in your working copy.

> Fair enough, may be I have to update so .svn is updated (my guess)
> I go to the parent directory and select update and get the error message:
> "Working copy 'c:/project/trunk/blaablaa' not locked"

Run a "cleanup". If an update gives you that error message, you must
have done something else in between than just adding and committing the

> Revert does not work, I guess because I deleted using the repo-browser.

Revert does work, it just won't get you the folder back.

> Can I get the directory back?

Yes. How about reading the docs?
Use the repo-browser, go to a revision where the folder still existed.
Select that folder and choose "copy to..." from the context menu. Then
in the "save as" dialog specify the location in your working copy where
you want the folder back.

> PS Are there descriptions in a bug tracker how the File menu is messed up
> and how the Tortoise menus sometimes disappear while leaving space for them
> (only blanks in the menuitem and nothing happens if you select). Using
> Windows2000.

No. We disabled the issue tracker because people didn't follow the rules
and filed completely useless/stupid/invalid issues.

Can you please be more specific about what you mean with "file menu is
messed up"?


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