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Re: Directories and svn

From: Jim Correia <jim.correia_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2005-02-06 15:05:24 CET

On Feb 5, 2005, at 2:17 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On 05.02.2005, at 17:03, Jeremy Pereira wrote:
>> 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 interface builder problem is fixed. IB now understands about the
>> .svn directory.
> I confirmed that this issue still exists in TextEdit in 10.3.7. Do we
> know if a Radar bug already exists for this problem in TextEdit? I'd
> be happy to submit one if necessary.

Getting Interface Builder fixed probably solved the majority of the

A different way to solve the remaining problems is not to get each
infracting application fixed, but to add opaque collection support into
subversion (without going down the road of tar wrappers and all the
badness that brought with it.)



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