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Re: Creating branches

From: Tim Hill <drtimhill_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2007-01-11 07:42:12 CET

<begin editorial>
IMHO neither the OS nor SVN copy models are satisfactory, in that
they fail the "surprise" test. I think the more intuitive behavior is
for the first copy to create and the second to update. I've seen so
many newbies surprised by this, and even quite a few seasoned vets
(yes, including me<g>).
</end editorial>

On Jan 10, 2007, at 1:43 PM, Dmitri Colebatch wrote:

>
> If you then do
> svn copy http://...../Trunk http://...../Branch/Rel_1.0
> (again), you will get:
>
> Branch/
> Rel_1.0/
> Dir1/
> Dir2/
> Trunk/
> Dir1/
> Dir2/
> Trunk/
> Dir1/
> Dir2/
>
> which when you think about it is the same behaviour that cp (or copy)
> gives you on a local filesystem.
>
> cheers
> dim
>
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