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Re: Directories and svn

From: Jeremy Pereira <jeremy.pereira_at_ntlworld.com>
Date: 2005-02-05 17:03:28 CET

On Feb 4, 2005, at 17:13, Giles Williams wrote:

> Mac OS X treats the entire package/directory as a TextEdit file.
> Unfortunately, when the file is edited and saved in TextEdit, the .svn
> directory is clobbered and removed - causing the problems described in
> your email. The same thing happens to .nib packages/directories edited
> in Interface Builder. This appears to be a basic problem with using
> Mac OS X with Subversion, since those Mac OS X applications that deal
> with file packages in this way are not written to know that the .svn
> folder should remain.
> The only workaround is to copy the .svn folder to a temporary
> location, then make your edits, then copy the .svn folder back into
> the file package before using svn (to commit or whatever).

The interface builder problem is fixed. IB now understands about the
.svn directory.

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