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Re: possible bug: checkout parent dir fails on subdir if it's wc

From: Denis Pokataev <dpokataev_at_team.vega.ru>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 14:39:20 +0400

So, I assume that it worth sending it to developers as enhancement suggest?

Denis Pokataev
(dpokataev_at_team.vega.ru)

Daniel Shahaf –…ŘŇ‘:
> Please send mails as plain text. See below what it does to quoting.
>
> Denis Pokataev wrote on Thu, 28 Aug 2008 at 11:14 +0400:
>
>> Daniel Shahaf –…ŘŇ‘:
>>
>> Denis Pokataev wrote on Tue, 26 Aug 2008 at 13:02 +0400:
>>
>>
>> Summary:
>> checkout parent dir fails on subdir if it's working copy already
>>
>> Steps to reproduce:
>> Assuming repo has
>> /svn/dir/
>> /svn/dir/file1
>> /svn/dir/subdir/
>> /svn/dir/subdir/file2
>>
>> mkdir -p dir/subdir
>> cd dir/subdir
>> svn co http://svn.domain/svn/dir/subdir ./
>> A file2
>> U .
>> Checked out revision 1.
>> cd ../
>> svn co http://svn.domain/svn/dir ./
>> A file
>> svn: Failed to add directory 'subdir': a versioned directory of the same
>> name already exists
>>
>> Question:
>> Shouldn't it just update 'subdir' as it is working copy already?..
>>
>>
>>
>> 'svn checkout --force'? It will "slide" a working copy under the existing
>> files. (You might have to remove all .svn dirs first for this to work.)
>>
>>
>>
>> It is possible to do so manually, but I've ran into this problem during automatical checkout...
>> And more important - don't you think that it's incorrect behavior? it's not just a "versioned
>> directory", it's the same working copy - so it needs regular update, imho.
>>
>>
>
> Yes, it could be made smarter. It could be taught to detect that it's the
> same repos (same UUID) and the correct path inside it, and then join the
> existing dir into the being-checked-out wc.
>
> No one wrote that code yet :)
>
> Daniel
>
>
>
>> It is possible to checkout new directory, and later checkout it's subdirectories - using --depth
>> key. So, why it's not possible to checkout parent directory later?
>>
>> And one more comment:
>> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=698
>> comments from Karl Fogel
>> "Yes. IMHO, a checkout into an existing directory should behave like an update, assuming that the
>> checkout is of the same URL that the existing wc represents."
>>
>> So?.. checkout into existing subdirectory should behave like an update, even if parent directory
>> was not checked out earlier, am I right?
>>
>> Denis Pokataev
>> (dpokataev_at_team.vega.ru)
>>
>>

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