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Re: Feature request: rename after move/copy

From: Paul Burba <paulb_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-07-12 15:11:13 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

Hi All,

Actually the last I left this it was back in Ivan's hands (though at the
time he was at risk of bursting into flames):

"Ivan Zhakov" <chemodax@gmail.com> wrote on 06/22/2006 09:42:41 AM:

> On 6/22/06, Paul Burba <paulb@softlanding.com> wrote:
> > Paul Burba <paulb@softlanding.com> wrote on 05/25/2006 11:47:33 AM:
> >
> > > "Ivan Zhakov" <chemodax@gmail.com> wrote on 05/25/2006 08:39:40 AM:
> > >
> > > > On 5/25/06, Paul Burba <paulb@softlanding.com> wrote:
> > > > > "Ivan Zhakov" <chemodax@gmail.com> wrote on 05/25/2006 05:25:24
AM:
> > > > > > Paul, thanks for tests! I am looking to situation, it seems
design
> > > > > > problem. I am going to send another email about it.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > Ivan Zhakov
> >
> > Hi Ivan,
> >
> > I was wondering what the status of these copy/move improvements is -
Are
> > you still working on this or have put it aside for now?
> >
> > If there is anything I can do to assist in moving it forward please
let me
> > know.
> >
> Paul, I'm really busy on other things, but it's major task in my todo
> list. I did some research and found your and rooneg patch almost
> right, but copyfrom_url/copyfrom_rev code need to be to refactored to
> separate function.
>
> PS: Other things that prevents me to finish this task that we have 34
> degrees centigrade and air conditioning system doesn't work in my
> office :((
>
> --
> Ivan Zhakov

I'm more than happy to jump back in, but want to check with Ivan first. No
need to duplicate our efforts.

Paul B.

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