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Re: command to verify move history

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 16:26:35 -0500

On Jul 2, 2008, at 16:19, Garret Wilson wrote:

> Thanks for all the answers here. It appears that my colleague, who
> is a competent developer, is not doing something needed to carry
> over history for his moves.
> Let me ask this: if I move "path1/A" to "path2/A" and then rename
> "path2/A" to "path2/B" before doing a commit, is Subversion smart
> enough to know that a "delete path1/A, add path2/B with history
> from path1/A" operation has occurred? Or must I first commit my
> "svn move path1/A path2/A" operation before I perform a "svn rename
> path2/A path2/B"?

Subversion 1.4.x and earlier did not allow you to move an item you
had already moved without first committing (or reverting) the
previous move. I believe this has been improved in 1.5.0 but I have
not tested it myself.

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