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Re: Import of hidden files/dirs - no 'dry-run' ?

From: Andreas Schweigstill <andreas_at_schweigstill.de>
Date: 2007-04-26 15:16:01 CEST


MikeW schrieb:
> Can I be certain that the dir will be imported - I would like
> it all to go in on the same commit. Docs are silent on the subject.

I also have a repository which contains directories starting with "."
and this caused no problems at all (under Linux). The only directory
name which is forbidden is ".svn" which is used internally by

But I don't know what happens if you add a ".svn" directory with SVK and
afterwards check out a working copy with Subversion...

> (And does anyone else think dry-run should exist for more than just 'merge' ?!)

Yes, that would be really nice. But it can be quite complicated to
implement such an option for commands which do modifications to the
working copy, especially recursive "svn add".

With best regards
Andreas Schweigstill

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