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Re: [Bug?] svn moving A to B and B to A becomes replace

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 12:00:43 +0100

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 02:12:43AM +0200, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
> We have experienced some strange, and IMHO undesired, behavior. I've
> searched the SVN bug database and mailinglists, but haven't found
> anything exactly the same. Is this a bug?
>
> Short description: Moving a file in a WC (svn mv) to another filename,
> then moving it back to the original filename, generates a "replace"
> (i.e. a delete and add of another file with the same name, thereby
> breaking the history).

I'd say it's just a consequence of the current design (or
lack thereof) of the rename operation.

Maybe this is just part of the good old issue #898?
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=898

Stefan
Received on 2009-06-17 13:01:47 CEST

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