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Re: moving files in a smarter way

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-10-09 00:07:31 CEST

hilz wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>> Andy Levy wrote:
>>> Actually, Peter, it may be that his question is this:
>>> "When a file is moved in the repository, why does the client not move
>>> the file locally when performing an update, instead of downloading the
>>> file from the repository all over again?"
>>> Answer being, that's just how the Subversion libraries implement it.
>> Peter was right: Subversion *does* move the file locally without
>> downloading it again if you move a file correctly with svn commands.
>> Stefan
> The thing is that i move it just like what peter said.
> I right-click, drag, drop and do choose the svn move. then i commit, and
> that works okay.
> But on a different computer, if you do an update, it will delete the old
> file and fetch the new file from the server.
> I think it should be smart enough to know that it is the same file and
> not delete it, but just move it locally.
> I hope i was able to explain it better.
> now I am not sure if this is a tortoisesvn problem of if it is an svn
> problem

If such a problem still exists, it would be an SVN problem. TSVN does
not move versioned files itself, but uses the svn library. But you don't
say which version you are using.


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