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Re: .svn folder needs to go away?

From: Joshua Varner <jlvarner_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-02 21:08:47 CEST

On 9/2/05, Flanakin Michael C Ctr HQ OSSG/OMR <
Michael.Flanakin@gunter.af.mil> wrote:
>
> I wasn't asking how to checkout a repository to a different named
> directory. What I was referring to was this...
>
> (a) You have http://host/repo/trunk/Characters checked out to Chars
>
> Chars/Ogre
> Chars/Ogre/Textures
>
> (b) You copy-paste (via the OS) Chars/Ogre to Chars/Elf
>
> Chars/Ogre
> Chars/Ogre/Textures
> Chars/Elf <-- points to Characters/Ogre
> Chars/Elf/Textures <-- points to Characters/Ogre/Textures
>
> The problem I mentioned was that I don't like the fact that, because the
> .svn directories are copied too, Svn doesn't recognize a problem with
> the previous structure. Chars/Ogre and Chars/Elf will both be synced
> with Characters/Ogre. This is the problem. He's asking for a way to not
> copy the .svn directories so Svn recognizes them as new
> files/directories. My suggestion was to remove .svn dirs after the
> copy-paste or use the export command.
>
> What if step three is
(c) svn add Elf

Should that wipe out an svn folders under Elf (possibly with --force)?
I think that is a reasonable behavior, even if possibly less effecient
than the svn copy. Or if the svn folders come from the same repos
should they do an svn copy under the covers?

Josh
Received on Fri Sep 2 21:10:36 2005

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