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Re: Why --force with mv?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-21 15:08:14 CET

On Dec 20, 2004, at 11:23 PM, Jack O'Quin wrote:
> I think he's suggesting that since the user has made a copy the
> modified working file, nothing really gets lost. So, the `rm' part of
> the `mv' operation could probably just assume the --force option in
> that case. Conceptually, `svn mv' == `svn cp && svn rm --force'.
> Since the copy must succeed before doing the remove, that should be
> safe enough (AFAICT).

Ahh, that's a good idea! Maybe post the idea to dev@ as a enhancement

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