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Re: branch with subfolder gives "path not present"

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 18:41:44 +0100

On 18.11.2010 10:23, Simon Large wrote:
> On 16 November 2010 18:10, Stefan Küng<tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 16.11.2010 10:40, Mr Factory wrote:
>>> hi
>>>
>>> if I branch "/trunk" to "/branches/b1"
>>> it works ok (folder "b1" is created for me)
>>>
>>> but if I branch "/trunk/folder" to "/branches/b1/folder"
>>>
>>> I get the error "path 'branches/b1' not present"
>>>
>>> I was expecting the software to create that folder for me
>>>
>>> (Of course it doesn't exist yet - it is the tools job to create it)
>>>
>>> Is this by design?
>>
>> Yes.
>>
>>> Is there an option to modify this behaviour?
>>
>> There's one in the svn library, but not in TSVN since TSVN does not use
>> that option.
>>
>> The problem is that if that option is specified, the svn lib will always
>> create subfolders even if the target folder already exists - in that
>> case it won't throw an error but create a subfolder with the same name.
>> Since that is something many users don't want, TSVN doesn't use that option.
>
> Is it possible to check for the existence of the last subfolder and
> use the create option only if it doesn't exist?

Possible, yes. But very slow.

Stefan

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