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Re: [TSVN] unexpected behavior on svn copy folder and files.

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2007-01-24 09:48:42 CET

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Peter McNab wrote:
>> Selecting and reverting the uncommitted SVN Copied FolderC now in
>> FolderA simply removes it's.svn folder
> Correct. Subversion doesn't remove files when reverting.
>> It is then necessary to use Explorer to delete the folder and its files.
>> This action invokes a TSVNCache.exe Application Error
>> The exception unknown software exception (0xc00000fd) occurred in the
>> appliaction 0x00416e29.
>> ------------
> I'll try to reproduce this...
> It's actually a stack overflow (I think that's the first issue with
> the cache which I could easily reproduce!!)
> Fixed in revision 8545.
Well done Stefan.
Confirmed fixed too.
>> Back to just SVN copying files XFiles1..XFilesn from FolderB to the
>> versioned but otherwise empty FolderA.
>> This works as expected.
>> However of Revert is conducted on FolderA the files are not removed
>> from FolderA as I would expect.
> Why do you expect the files to be removed? As you know, those files
> are simply added (with history) to version control. Reverting only
> reverts the 'add to version control' but does not remove the files.
> It's not a 'delete' command.
I understand the SVN end of the operation and I had forgotten that SVN
even in this specific instance does not modify or delete unversioned
files in WCs.

>> I think the following described behavior has been reported before and
>> could be improved too.
> If you like this to change, please ask on the Subversion mailing list.
Maybe thats where I saw it raised recently.
> Stefan

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