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Re: Check out files from subversion server

From: ying lcs <yinglcs_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-14 17:16:29 CET

On 3/13/07, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a@ryandesign.com> wrote:
> On Mar 13, 2007, at 23:52, ying lcs wrote:
> > Thanks. After I do a 'svn delete aDirectory', is it safe for me to
> > remove the '.svn' under 'aDirectory' before I do a 'svn commit'?
> It doesn't sound like a good idea to me, but I don't know whether
> it's safe or not. Have you tried it? What happens when you commit?
> Does it succeed without error? Is the directory then actually removed
> from the repository and the working copy? If so, then it was probably
> safe. It's hard to make guarantees though when you go and mess with
> the .svn directories, since Subversion always assumes you will not do
> that.

Yes. That is not a good idea.

I screw up. Now I get this error:
Can you please tell me if there is anything I can do recover? Is it
safe to do a 'svn delete -force saved_pages/data' now?

$ svn commit -m "Fixes #40"
svn: Commit failed (details follow):
svn: Directory '/home/yinglcs/saved_pages/data/.svn' containing
working copy admin area is missing

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