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Re: Weird: TSVN automatically adding directories to my working copy

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 20:49:59 +0100

murph. o. matic wrote:
> No, I don't think so.
>
> 1. an identical build process on the other machine works as expected.

But do you have svn installed there with identical settings too?
are the .svn folders there called _svn maybe? Or vice versa?

> 2. I don't think the build process is copying the files over, because the
> all the .svn files have a new timestamp, as if they were modified by
> something that speaks svn. The .svn directories in the /src tree have
> timestamps as expected, but the .svn folders and the files within
> have timestamps that match the time of the build.

If you copy a folder, the timestamp of the folder always changes. Only
files keep their timestamp depending on how you copy them.

> 3. Something else weird - the new .svn directories in the /bin tree
> all have the hidden attribute set to false.

That indicates that something copies them without knowing that these are
Subversion folders.

> I did check to see the contents of the entries files in the /bin tree,
> and the couple that I checked did have identical contents to the
> 'real' files in the /src tree.

So they get *copied*.

I can assure you that TSVN does *not* copy files without being asked to.

Stefan

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