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Re: Restructuring my repository

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 17:32:00 +0100

Mashhoor Aldubayan wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've started using SVN recently without creating the standard
> directories first ("trunk", "tags" and "branches"). Now I just
> attempted to fix this situation, but I couldn't.
>
> What I did is:
> 1. Create the three directories locally.
> 2. Move all the project's files within the "Trunk" directory.
> 3. Commit again
>
> But the problem is Tortoise won't commit the files within the "Trunk"
> anymore. It doesn't realize that I have changed the directory
> structure.
>
> Any idea how I can solve this issue?

in 2), did you move the folders *with* the hidden .svn folders in it
(i.e., moved them in explorer directly)? In that case, you created a so
called nested layout.
Use right-drag to move those folders, then choose "SVN move to here"
from the context menu.

Stefan

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