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Re: how to get rid of "moved" directory?

From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday_at_mindspring.com>
Date: 2005-01-14 14:08:49 CET

On Fri, 14 Jan 2005, Jacob Atzen wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 07:25:03AM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> > to reorganize my source directory, i took a top-level directory
> > "ppp", created a new "net" directory, and used "svn mv" to move "ppp"
> > under "net".
> >
> > that worked fine, and "svn status" shows me that the top-level "ppp"
> > directory is now marked with "D", as it should be. but when i try to
> > "svn commit", i get a log entry of
> >
> > D ppp (as i expected)
> >
> > but then:
> >
> > Deleting ppp
> > svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> > svn: Out of date: 'ppp' in transaction '17-1'
> > svn: Your commit message was left in a temporary file:
> > svn: '/home/rpjday/wr/sources/svn-commit.tmp'
> >
> > hints? the contents of that file:
>
> I believe it's "ppp" that's out of date. Try running 'svn update' and
> commiting again.

ah, that appears to have fixed it. so, as i read it, if i want to
move a directory in my WC, i can use "svn mv", at which point i have
to *update* the old (obsolete, deleted) directory, and then i can
commit the delete. is that the typical recipe? thanks.

rday

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