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Re: [TSVN] BUG: Copy versioned files doesn't work across projects

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-05 13:30:04 CEST

On 10/5/05, Thomas Hruska <thruska@cubiclesoft.com> wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
> > On 10/5/05, Piotr Fusik <pfusik@op.pl> wrote:
> >
> >>>Copy across projects doesn't work.
> >>>But TSVN can't know that before it actually *tries* the copy and
> >>>Subversion throws an error. So there's not much of a chance
> >>>to disable that context menu.
> >>
> >>Well, TSVN knows that both source and destination directories
> >>are working copies. Do you mean there isn't any way to
> >>tell whether they belong to the same SVN project
> >>or different projects?
> >
> >
> > Sure there is, but not one which is done quickly enough for the
> > context menu to show up. You don't want to wait several seconds until
> > the context menu shows up.
> >
> > Stefan
> Can you determine if the two projects are running on a SVN installation
> on the local system? If so, wouldn't it be feasible for this particular
> scenario?

Yes, I could. It's not the possible network connection that's slow but
fetching the information from the local disk that can take several
seconds (svn_client_status() *is* slow for big directories).

> An alternative: Is there a way to make copy across projects work (even
> if it takes five times as long as some other method)?

You'd have to ask on the Subversion mailing list.


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