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Re: Inadvertently deleted a folder

From: Oliver Salzburg <oliversalzburg_at_web.de>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 15:07:08 +0100

Tigger wrote:
> I just committed quite a large update. I glanced over the change list and
> all looked fine, then clicked ok and went for a coffee.
>
> I came back to see that the commit had changed its mind, and instead of
> doing all the shown updates, it was deleting the folder they were all
> countained in!!!!
>
> Cancel did not work, so I ended up doing a commit that deleted a whole
> developement area!!!
>
> Luckily it did not remove the files from my local copy so I'm currenlty
> going throught the process of exporting, deleting, cleaning, re-importing to
> get things close to what they were.
>
> Why did it do this?
>
> Tigger
I've had something like that happen to me too once.
I think it happened because i accidentally moved metadata from a subfolder
into my wc root. Or maybe it was the other way around. But i definitely
wasn't
cautious enough when moving files around.

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