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RE: moving/copying sandbox directories -- does svn notice??

From: <Chris.Fouts_at_qimonda.com>
Date: 2006-10-18 18:49:16 CEST

If you
> mv dir1 dir2
The next time you do a svn up, it'll just checkout dir1 for
you again, and won't care about dir2

> cp dir1 dir2
svn won't care about dir2 either, but will keep working on

>-----Original Message-----
>From: robert@infotility.com [mailto:robert@infotility.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, October 18, 2006 12:44 PM
>To: users@subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: moving/copying sandbox directories -- does svn notice??
>Hello, I am wondering what is the effect of moving or copying
>a directory in a svn sandbox. Let's say I've executed svn co
>and now I have a complete directory tree. If I move or copy
>one of the directories in this tree, does svn notice that?
>I tried just that to see what happens, and it appears that svn
>does not notice -- svn log, svn diff, svn revert all worked
>just the same as they would on the original directory. That's
>encouraging, but I would just like to know if moving/copying
>sandbox directories is expected to have no ill effect in general.
>Let me clarify that I am not trying to change the structure of
>the svn repository. For that, I know, there is svn mv/rm/copy.
>Thanks for any light you can shed on this question.
>Robert Dodier
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