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Re: move a directory "from within"

From: Simon Burton <simon_at_arrowtheory.com>
Date: 2006-07-27 03:34:03 CEST

On Wed, 26 Jul 2006 16:57:16 +0200
Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c@ryandesign.com> wrote:

> On Jul 26, 2006, at 05:49, Simon Burton wrote:
> > ~/test$ svn switch svn+ssh://rubis/export/repos/elefant/trunk/new_test
> > svn: Cannot replace a directory from within
> If you "svn move" a part of your repository that others are using as
> the base of their working copies, then they will need to "svn switch"
> their working copy to the new address, since "svn up" will produce
> the error message you saw.
> I am unable to reproduce the problem you see when running "svn
> switch". It works correctly for me, with Subversion 1.3.2 on Mac OS X
> 10.4.7 PPC. I'm using the http protocol, not svn+ssh.

I was afraid of this. I'm on svn 1.1.3.

I also tried the "cd .." suggestion from Robert Wenner but that yields the
same error.

thanks for your time,


Simon Burton, B.Sc.
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