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Re: "swapping" files or folders by renaming gives strange errors

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-27 18:22:51 CET

On Fri, 2004-02-27 at 10:48, c.a.t.magic@gmx.at wrote:

> svn rename file-A to file-Ax
> svn rename file-B to file-A
> svn rename file-Ax to file-B

The problem here is that 'svn rename A B' isn't a true rename. It's
exactly the same as running 'svn cp A B; svn rm A'.

At the moment, you can't even do the second step, because of a bug
(issue #845.)

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Received on Fri Feb 27 18:26:35 2004

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