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Re: Directory delete issue

From: Eric Fesler <ericml_at_audaxis.com>
Date: 2005-07-20 22:02:34 CEST

Thanks Ben for the quick reply.

Ben Collins-Sussman said the following on 07/20/2005 08:27 PM:

>
> 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

This indeed is working properly

>
>
>>
>> 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.
>
I'm indeed using subversion 1.1 on the server. However running svn up
before the copy does not correct the issue (neither after).

Eric

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