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Re: Move (Rename) multiple files

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-24 10:23:00 CEST

michel+tortoisesvn@tortoisesvn.tigris.org wrote:

> Whenever I rename a file that incurs a move, and I get asked if I want
> to do the same treatment to the other similarly named files, I have to
> answer “no” or else the operation fails.
>
> Steps to reproduce:
>
> - Create a repository base (“Root”)
> - Create a folder “Root\Toodeep”
> - Create a file “Root\Toodeep\file.h”
> - Create a file “Root\Toodeep\file.cpp”
> - Add and Commit the folder and two files
> - Update the Root (in case)
> - Rename the file “file.h” to “..\file.h”
> - I get asked “Similar filenames” dialog. Notice the ..\ are
> missing from the destination.
>
> - Say “yes”, I get the “Cannot move path into itself” dialog
> (twice)
> - Repeat the renaming process
> - Say “no”, the operation succeeds on the .h file.
>
> Last “public” version.

Fixed in revision 9881.
But if you want to *move* files, not really rename them, you should use
the right-drag feature:
http://tortoisesvn.net/most-forgotten-feature

Stefan

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