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Reverse merge removes directory even if it contains files that were added on another commit.

From: jim97123 <jim97123_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 12:10:44 -0700 (PDT)

I am wondering if this has ever been reported.

I have a developer that added a directory on one commit and the second developer added files to it on a subsequent commit for a different development effort.  When we decided to remove the code the first developer added the reverse merge removed the directory even though it contained files that were committed on a different revision.

Developer A created
     directory1 and added file-x (revision 123)

Developer B added file-y in Directory1 (revision 135)

Subsequently I had to remove Developer A work in revision 123 from branch and directory1 was removed (also taking with it file-y)

It would be helpful if Subversion could look at the directory to see if removing it would remove files that were not part of it's commit prior to removing the directory.

Received on 2008-07-15 21:11:56 CEST

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