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Re: SVN Copy confuses TSVN

From: Milen A. Radev <milen_at_radev.net>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 12:38:02 +0300

2009/6/11 David Balažic <david.balazic_at_hermes-softlab.com>:
> TSVN 1.6.2
>  - Open some WC folder (that has versioned subfolders) in the explorer.
>  - in the file view (right part of explorer) drag with the right mouse button
>   a versioned foled into the same space (just move it a bit down into an
>   empty part of the window)
>  - release right mouse button
>  - in the context menu select "SVN Copy versioned item(s) here"
>  - a dialog appears for a new name, enter "foo"
>  - a copy of the versioned folder is made, named "foo"
> Now TSVN is already confused.
> For example, if you change your mind and want to delete the new folder,
> there is no clkean way to do it.
> Try one:
>  - delete the "foo" folder in explorer (select and press Delete key)
> result:
> CFM window will show the "foo" folder as missing. If you right clik it and select "Delete",
> TSVN will complain with:
> 'C:\.....\faa' does not exist
> Check the path and/or URL you've entered.
> If I refresh the CFM window, the "foo" dir is gone (I discovered this whil writing this mail).
> So this is a bit confusing, but works.
> Try two:
>  - right click the "foo" folder in Explorer and select "Delete" inthe TSVN submenu.
> Result:
> Can do it, there is no "Delete" item in the menu. (except "Delete and add to ignore ist",
> which is not what I want)
> Try three:
>  - open CFM for the parent folder and select "Revert..." on "foo".
> Result:
> Unable to lock 'C:\avl_svn\Sources\PC_CPlusPlus\Calibrator\CalibrationLanguage\foo\res'
> Please execute the 'Cleanup' command.
> Performing a Cleanup does not do any change to this.

None of your 3 "methods" of reverting a copy is not the correct one.
The correct way is to revert the changes to the parent directory.

Milen A. Radev
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Received on 2009-06-11 12:01:07 CEST

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