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Re: svn copy <URL> <URL> differs between win and unix

From: Greg Lowe <greg_at_wl.co.nz>
Date: 2006-05-28 23:54:47 CEST

Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Greg Lowe <greg@wl.co.nz> wrote:
>> svn copy http://xxxxx/trunk http://xxxxxx/branches/branch-name
>> When run from windows puts the files in this folder:
>> http://xxxxxx/branches/branch-name/trunk/
>> When run on linux puts the files in this folder as expected:
>> http://xxxxxx/branches/branch-name/
>> windows svn command line client 1.3.0
>> linux svn command line client 1.2.3
>> Just wondering if anybody has noticed this before?
> That's really unlikely. I believe that what really happened is that, when you
> tried under windows, the branch-name directory already existed, so what "cp"
> did was to copy "trunk" within it. Instead, when you ran the command under
> linux, you didn't have the branch-name directory yet, so the "cp" command
> copied "trunk" under "branches" with the new name "branch-name".
> Giovanni Bajo
Yes that was it. I thought there must be some simple explanation.


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