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Re: Help - possible bug in Subversion!

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2004-06-04 22:48:45 CEST

Ray Johnson wrote:

> We have a case where a directory that we know is in the repository
> doesn't come over when doing an "svn update" not matter what we try.
> We have been able to reproduce how subversion gets into this state.
> Here is what we did:
> Starting in an existing working directory:
> c:> rmdir Reports ;# Where Reports is a directory under
> version control and did exist in the working directory
> c:> svn update -N ;# Do a non-recursive update.
> D Reports
> Updated to revision 618.
> This does not recreate the Reports directory. Why not?

Because you told it not to recurse, which means don't go into
subdirectories. I guess it's a matter of semantics whether it should
create the empty "Reports" directory -- I'd argue it shouldn't -- but
restoring any of the files in Reports would definitely be wrong.
Received on Fri Jun 4 22:50:27 2004

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