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Re: revision graph question

From: hilz <hs_74_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-11 20:33:41 CET

Simon Large wrote:
> hilz wrote:
>> I have a file test/trunk/a folder/hhhh.txt
>> So i opened the branch/tag dialog on this file and provided the
>> following:
>> From WC at URL (this was already there):
>> svn:// folder/hhhh.txt
>> To URL(i edited this one to look like this):
>> svn:// folder/hhhh.txt
>> So i am expecting to create a branch named hello on this file (and
>> only this file). but i get the following error message:
>> Error Path 'branches/hello' not present
> The error is not in creating a copy but in creating a copy within a
> folder which doesn't exist yet. You first have to create /hello/ in
> branches and then make the copy.
> Yes, I find that annoying too. It would be better if subversion could
> create those folders for you. There is an issue about this already in
> the subversion issue tracker, and there is even a fix, but it is
> scheduled for 1.5 :-( Go protest on the subversion mailing list ;-)
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1776
> Simon

So how come it works when you're creating a branch?
when creating a branch, the branch directory does not exist yet, but it
is still created, and the whole trunk is copied over to this new
directory. or am i missing something here?

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Received on Sat Feb 11 20:33:54 2006

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