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Re: How do I Branch Without Getting Branch Folder?

From: Nathan Kidd <nathan-svn_at_spicycrypto.ca>
Date: 2006-04-04 18:53:28 CEST

[Please keep replies on-list]

Rick Baltman wrote:
> You are correct, I am Switching from MyProject/Trunk to
> MyProject/Branches/RicksBranch...
> However, when I switch back to the trunk, SVN deletes the entire
> MyProject/Branches folder and its contents. So the next time I Switch
> back, it has to checkout the entire contents of the
> MyProject/Branches folder again...If it only had to checkout the
> contents once, I'd be happy. Am I screwing up?

If the content in your branch does not exist in your trunk, then yes, it
will be deleted and/or re-checked-out whenever you switch. (The point
of switch, of course, is to make your disk look exactly like the
branch.) Are you saying the same files exist in both your trunk and
branch but they're still being deleted/re-checked-out ?

If you could provide a command-line transcript of what you run and what
you expect it would make this easier to diagnose.


svn co svn://myserver/repo/trunk
svn switch svn://myserver/repo/branches/mybranch .


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Received on Tue Apr 4 18:52:17 2006

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