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RE: Problem with svn move command on Windows

From: Roger Lipscombe <rogerl_at_1e.com>
Date: 2006-02-03 16:07:28 CET

Andy Levy wrote:
> On 2/3/06, Roger Lipscombe <rogerl@1e.com> wrote:
> >
> > I attempted to move a file from the trunk\Products\Foo30\FooClient
> > directory
> > to the trunk\Internal directory (names changed slightly to protect
the
> > innocent), as follows:
> >
> > D:\Source\trunk\Products\Foo30\FooClient>svn move
> > update-version.vbs ..\..\..\Internal
> >
> > A ..\Internal
> >
> > D update-version.vbs
> >
> > As you can see, svn moved the file up one directory and renamed it
to
> > Internal, rather than moving it to the correct location. It appears
to
> > have
> > ignored the repeated ..\..\..\ bits.

> Sorry if this seems like a dumb question, but you only showed the svn
> output. Did the file move to the correct location, or does your
> filesystem now match the svn output?

Sorry, I'll clarify: svn moved the file to the wrong place.

I was expecting it to move the file
trunk\Products\Foo30\FooClient\update-version.vbs to
trunk\Internal\update-version.vbs.

What it did was move the file to trunk\Products\Foo30, renaming it to
"Internal".

Cheers,
Roger.

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