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Re: Single-file update of mistakenly deleted file doesn't

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-01 23:51:37 CEST

On 7/31/06, Staffan Tjernstrom <staffan@eternaltraveller.com> wrote:
> Consider the following recipe.
> I mistakenly delete file x.y from my working directory, whilst not being
> in a position to want to bring in a big change that has recently
> happened to the HEAD of where I'm standing.
> I could try to svn revert the file, but if i do this using the filename
> as an argument, I only get a "At revision x" message back, and the file
> doesn't re-appear.
> Likewise if I svn update x.y. I get "At revision x", but no file is
> created.
> However, if I do either of the 2 commands without the filename argument,
> I see the "File x.y recovered" message, and the file is there.
> This only happens with the Windows build of the client, not the linux
> build.
> Any ideas?

Are you specifying the filename with the correct case? I get the
behavior you describe if I don't specify the case correctly -- if I
specify the case correctly it works for me. It appears to be yet
another annoying little artifact due to Subversions minimal support of
case-insensitive filesystems.


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