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Re: moving files in a smarter way

From: hilz <hs_74_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-10 17:25:07 CEST

It is indeed a svn issue.
I posted the same question on the svn list, and here is the answer (for
those interested!)

http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&msgNo=56256

thanks

Peter Yamamoto wrote:
> I now understand what he is talking about... I think this is a general subversion issue...
>
> I merge a very large repository and it's very frustrating waiting for data to be sent back and forth when it (seems it) doesn't have to be. I'm sure they have their reasons for the current behavior.
>
> Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: news [mailto:news@sea.gmane.org] On Behalf Of hilz
> Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2006 3:31 PM
> To: users@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: moving files in a smarter way
>
> Simon Large wrote:
>> 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.
>>
>> Simon
>>
>
>
> here's what i have:
>
> TortoiseSVN 1.4.0, Build 7501 - 32 Bit , 2006/09/15 21:34:55 Subversion 1.4.0, apr 0.9.12 apr-iconv 0.9.7 apr-utils 0.9.12 berkeley db 4.4.20 neon 0.25.5 OpenSSL 0.9.8b 04 May 2006 zlib 1.2.3
>
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