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Re: moving a non-empty dir failed

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-08-08 16:20:44 CEST

On Aug 8, 2005, at 8:57 AM, A.T.Hofkamp wrote:

> afterwards, 'subdir' still exists, and any attempt to do something
> with it through svn resulted in the same 'out of date' error.
> I solved the problem eventually by deleting 'subdir' from unix,
> then 'svn commit'.

Remember that 'svn mv' is exactly the same as 'svn cp; svn rm'. So
the only problem here is that you've scheduled the original 'subdir'
for deletion. You cannot delete a directory whose working revision
is not HEAD. You must update first.

Please read this section of the book to understand mixed-revision


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