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Re: move a directory "from within"

From: Robert Wenner <robert.wenner_at_atsec.com>
Date: 2006-07-27 01:23:46 CEST

On Tuesday 25 July 2006 22:49, Simon Burton wrote:
> Now from the test working copy:
> ~/test$ svn up
> svn: Cannot replace a directory from within

If you are in that old test directory (i.e., your $PWD is test), then you
would replace your current PWD with something else.
That doesn't work.
Just go up one level (cd ..) and try again.

> Where did I go wrong ? I am hoping to be able to restructure my repos
> without permanently breaking all the user's working copies.

I think you can re-structure, if you expect your users of updating at the
top level.

Robert

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