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RE: Copying 'added' files to url

From: Robert Hunter <robert.hunter_at_gen-i.co.nz>
Date: 2005-02-28 06:04:59 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> The moral of the story is: "don't run 'svn cp wc URL' when the wc has
> local changes, unless you understand what you're doing". I don't see
> any reason to protect people here: there's no risk of data loss, just
> a possible obstructed update that can be easily cleared away.

Would it be against the design philosophy to perhaps print a warning
and continue when there are local modifications?

$ svn copy wc-with-mods repos
warning: working copy has local modifications

...or something to that effect?

Robert Hunter
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