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Re: Directory delete issue

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-20 20:27:48 CEST

On Jul 20, 2005, at 12:12 PM, Eric Fesler wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm having some trouble with the delete of a directory.
>
> I had in my project a directory named "test".
> It has been committed to the repository and after a while deleted from
> the working copy. The deletion has been committed and the directory
> does
> not appear anymore in the HEAD and svn status says that everything
> is in
> line with the repository.
>
> Up to now, everything seems normal !
>
> The issue raises when I'm trying to generate a new tag.

The far more common (and much faster) way to make a tag is

    svn copy URL1 URL2

>
> I'm using:
> svn copy . [repository path]/tags/release-X.X
>
> Then, I make a checkout of release-X-X
> using: svn checkout [repository path]/tags/release-X.X [targetDir]
>
> and in the [targetDir], I "test" directory has been recreated with its
> old content!!

I think this may be a bug that was fixed in svn 1.2.

Either way, running 'svn up' before doing the copy will avoid the
problem.

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