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

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-18 20:25:08 CEST

On 10/18/06, robert@infotility.com <robert@infotility.com> wrote:
> 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.

Each subtree is expected to be a valid working copy in itself, but
moving a directory (without using the appropriate svn commands) in a
directory which itself was a valid working copy subtree will
invalidate the relation between the moved subtree and the original



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