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Re: RoboHelp deletes empty .svn-subsubdirs!

From: Kevin Greiner <greinerk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-21 15:10:48 CET

On 2/20/06, Tandecki, Lutz <lutz.tandecki@siemens.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> we're introducing svn in our team and noticed a bad thing about the
> combination RoboHelp/svn:
> RoboHelp deletes empty subdirs in its help file output directory after
> compiling the help project! In our case this affects the .svn\tmp folder
> (and all its also empty subdirs) and the .svn\wcprops folder.
> Therefore svn complains about not being able to check in.
> Why does svn not create these empty dirs instead of complaining?
> Of course RoboHelp is to blame, and I already mailed to MacroMedia about
> the same problem.

svn assumes that its private dirs (.svn or _svn) are off-limits to
other apps. Microsoft's Visual Studio does something similar for
installer projects output directories. The solution is to not have
these output directories under source control.

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