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Re: Minor buglet: confusing error message

From: David Faure <faure_at_kde.org>
Date: 2005-06-17 20:35:10 CEST

On Wednesday 01 June 2005 17:24, David Faure wrote:
> On Sunday 01 May 2005 13:10, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> > svn: Cannot replace a directory from within
> >
> > This is somewhat confusing -- it doesn't give any indication that the
> > URL corresponding to your working directory no longer exists.
>
> I would like to second this request. svn has several very confusing error messages,
> and this is the top one. It should say "no such URL" instead.
> It's quite common to make a typo in an svn switch statement, and "no such URL"
> would be a much better error message than "Cannot replace a directory from within"
> (which looks at first sight like some svn limitation...)

No reply - should I file a bug report about this?

-- 
David Faure, faure@kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).
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