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Re: Unexpected Externals behaviour in working copy

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 21:12:55 +0100

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 3:21 PM, David Aldrich <David.Aldrich_at_eu.nec.com> wrote:
> Hi Neels
>
> Thanks very much for your answer. It clarified svn's behaviour with externals for me.
>
> With best regards
>
> David
>
> ________________________________________
> From: neels [neeels_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: 12 March 2010 14:08
> To: David Aldrich
> Cc: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Unexpected Externals behaviour in working copy
>
> On 12 March 2010 11:28, David Aldrich <David.Aldrich_at_eu.nec.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> I haven't had a reply to this question of mine yet. So I would like to rephrase it:
>>
>> Is it true that if I delete an external relating to a folder or file then svn will not automatically delete that folder/file from my local working copy?
>
> Hi David,
>
> when I analysed externals in 1.6 about a year ago, that is what I
> found. I consider it a bug.

Is there an entry in the issue tracker for this, if this is indeed
considered a bug (I know there is one for the inability to remove file
externals, but for this behavior of dir externals...)? Or is there no
consensus that this is indeed a bug?

Johan
Received on 2010-03-12 21:13:20 CET

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