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Re: renaming a file within a renamed directory

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-03-21 15:31:28 CET

"Gerrit Kruitbosch" <gkruitbosch@edgeproducts.com> wrote on 03/17/2005
05:13:04 PM:

> First of all, I have used Clearcase for the last 4 years and just
recently
> changed jobs and started using Subversion. I LOVE IT! However, I just
tried
> to rename a file in a directory I just renamed. I get the following
error
> message, "svn: Cannot copy or move 'myfile.txt': it's not in the
repository
> yet; try committing first" The file is indeed under svn version
control and
> shows up as such in explorer (tortoiseSVN) Is this a bug or is there a
good
> reason that it is not allowed? I tried it with tortoiseSVN and with
command
> line SVN. I am running WinXP SP 2.

After you rename the directory, you have to commit that change before you
can do any more rename operations on that directory or its contents. Once
you have committed the first change, then you can rename the files.

Mark

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