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Re: Local copy of a directory deleted by 3rd party tool and replaced with a new directory with the same name

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-07-31 19:06:24 CEST

On Jul 28, 2006, at 03:30, Miron Bar-am wrote:

> I have a local copy of a design. One of the directories is a report
> directory. All tools I use generate reports to this directory.
> During its run, one of the tools, Spyglass, is creating a sub
> directory named 'reports_spyglass', which I've also added to the
> repository.
>
> During subsequent runs, the Spyglass deletes the 'reports_spyglass'
> directory and creates a new directory with the same name,
> where all reports are dumped to.
>
> Since the directory was deleted (.svn was removed), Subversion
> doesn't see this directory as a local copy anymore and refuses to
> commit it.
> The only workaround I found, is to 'svn rm' the directory before
> running Spyglass, and then 'svn add' the directory after the tool
> has been run.
>
> Is there a more efficient way that Subversion can handle this kind
> of situation? For example, define that the .svn directory for the
> 'reports_spyglass' directory, will be saved in the parent directory.

No; that would be this feature request:

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=707

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