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Re: Feature request: rename after move/copy

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-07-10 15:58:53 CEST

On 7/9/06, Gavin Lambert <gavinl@compacsort.com> wrote:
> Quoth Garrett Rooney [rooneg@electricjellyfish.net]:
> >>> After some more development (without committing from the move,
> >>> because things are still not in a good commit state), I decide that
> >>> it's a good idea to rename fileA to fileB, since its function has
> >>> changed.
> [...]
> >>> > svn mv --force trunk/folder2/fileA trunk/folder2/fileB
> >>> svn: Cannot copy or move 'findsym.c': it's not in the repository
> >>> yet; try committing first
> >>>
> >>> This is just plain wrong. Don't force me to commit when I don't
> >>> want to.
> >
> > There is actually already some work being done on this. Paul
> > Burba has some work in progress patches to make it possible.
>
> Cool. Any idea when this will make it into the stable branch?

At this point, most likely Subversion 1.5, although I suppose there's
an outside chance it could end up being backported to 1.4, it depends
whether it's considered a "bug fix" or not.

-garrett

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