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Re: Cannot commit from parent after some children deleted

From: Thomas Harold <tgh_at_tgharold.com>
Date: 2006-11-27 23:30:45 CET

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> If that is your goal, then do not "rm -rf a/ b/ c/"; as you see, this
> confuses Subversion because you've removed administrative directories it
> thinks it has control over. Instead, switch them to an empty directory
> in the repository, which can be created for just this purpose.
> svn mkdir file:///foo/empty -m "Making empty directory for use with
> switching"
> svn co file:///foo/trunk trunk
> cd trunk
> svn switch file:///foo/empty a
> svn switch file:///foo/empty b
> svn switch file:///foo/empty c
> Then you should have no problem.

Now that's an interesting way of doing project-level cloaking...

(Wonder if I can teach my users that trick.)

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Received on Mon Nov 27 23:31:55 2006

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