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Re: REPORT Request failed

From: Bruce Elrick <bruce_at_elrick.ca>
Date: 2004-03-12 18:06:48 CET

I think he is not understanding that this error only occurs when the
root directory of the WC represents a directory in the repos that is
deleted. If the directory in the repos that gets deleted is a subdir in
the WC, then this error doesn't occur.

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-03-12 at 10:36, Bryan Andrews wrote:
>
>>I'm sorry to be dense on this, but is there no way to remove just the
>>folder on each persons working copy?
>
>
> Huh? I don't understand what you want, or what you expect.
>
> If person A has a working copy of a directory, and person B deletes that
> directory in the repository, what do you think should happen when person
> A runs "svn update"?
>
> I see only two options:
>
> * 'svn up' blows away the entire working copy (because that what it
> would do if some subdirectory had been deleted.)
>
> * 'svn up' prints an error saying that the WC reflects a
> no-longer-existent path.
>
> Right now we do the latter thing. Are you thinking of some 3rd option?
>
>
>
>> Is there a way to "switch to the same location" in the repository?
>
>
> What do you mean by this? Are you talking about 'svn switch'?
>
>
>
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