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Re: renaming an added (but not committed) file

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-08-08 15:40:12 CEST

On 8-Aug-05, at 8:50 AM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Aug 8, 2005, at 7:00 AM, A.T.Hofkamp wrote:
>> + svn mv --force x y
>> svn: Cannot copy or move 'x': it's not in the repository yet; try
>> committing first
>> Is this a known problem?
> Sure, because 'svn mv' is just 'svn cp; svn rm'. You cannot 'svn
> cp' a schedule-add file. Instead, 'svn revert' the schedule-add
> directory, 'mv' it with unix, then 'svn add' it again.

Are there any plans to make the svn command line smart enough to do
this on its own? Or is there a much grander plan involving the
implementation of true renames?


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