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Re: renaming an added (but not committed) file

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-08-08 16:16:41 CEST

On Aug 8, 2005, at 8:41 AM, A.T.Hofkamp wrote:

> PS in that respect, I don't understand why 'svn cp' would not be
> possible here. Is there some reason why svn cannot create a copy of
> x in the working copy (ie is there something fundamental against
> performing 'cp x y' in unix, then 'svn add y'?)

libsvn_wc cannot 'svn cp' something which is already copied. See the
end of this file for commentary:


I'm not sure why we can't 'svn cp' something that is merely 'svn
add'd though.

Regardless, this sort of stuff may be cleared up when we implement
True Renames.

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