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Re: The best solution to rename a directory when some peoples have local modifications

From: Lukas Ruf <ruf_at_rawip.org>
Date: 2004-04-19 16:24:31 CEST

> Alexis Boutillier <alexis.boutillier@arteris.net> [2004-04-19
> 16:01]:
> We want to rename a directory in the svn repository.
> a rename operation correspond to a copy and delete operation. So the
> revision number of all the files change has well. the problem is
> that peoples that has locals modifications in the older directory
> can't do the delete and only do the add.
> is there a solution to only rename the directory and then allow a
> local update to rename the directory without changing the revision
> number of all files within it ? if not how can you merge the local
> modification of the older directory with the new directory if their
> is conflicts ?

I would ask the contributors to check-in the local modifications.

svn move ${PATH}/to/repos/directory ${PATH}/to/repos/new_directory

And ask the contributors to run

svn update ${PATH}/to/repos

which should change the local copies -- if I have understood it


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