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Re: Why no one seems to care this issue in the past 3 years

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 00:08:04 -0500

On Sep 8, 2009, at 21:49, Chen (陈) Jun (军) wrote:

> On Aug, 19 2006, when svn was at his 1.3.x, I asked a question on this
> mailing list, "SVN does not allow checking out parent dir if its child
> dir has been checked out",
> see http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2006-08/0881.shtml
> But now, svn 1.6.x still does not make improvement on this problem,
> except that the error message is a bit different.
> =========
> svn: Failed to add directory 'ChjTrivials\ichsize': a versioned
> directory of the same name already exists
> =========
> I'd like to get some idea about this issue from you kind users on this
> mailing list.

I believe "svn checkout --force" does what you want. This option was
added in Subversion 1.5.


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