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Re: [TSVN] TortoiseSVN - FAQ

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_slarge.plus.com>
Date: 2005-04-21 17:29:18 CEST

Christof wrote:
> We have a source tree in SVN, with a working copy on a client
> computer. We use a 3th party app to edit the sources. Sometimes a
> directory is deleted and recreated with the same files in it (by the
> tool). The problem with this is that any tortoise operation after
> that fails with the message \'not a working copy directory\', because
> the .svn directory is not available anymore in that specific
> directory. Adding is not possible anymore (it already exists),
> updating results in the previous error.
> Any easy/quick solutions (this will happen a lot, because of behaviour
> of the tool)?

Yes, throw that tool away! Seriously, what sort of tool discards files
and folders that it doesn't own? There is no way that SVN or CVS (or any
other version control system that uses a local sub-directory to hold
control data) can survive that sort of abuse.


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