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RE: <file-name>.svn-revert files under .svn/prop-base directory ...

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 19:37:14 +0200

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ring_Nolan_at_emc.com [mailto:Ring_Nolan_at_emc.com]
> Sent: donderdag 24 juni 2010 14:43
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: <file-name>.svn-revert files under .svn/prop-base directory
> ...
> All,
> I'm wondering under what circumstances does a <file-name>.svn-revert
> file get created under the .svn/prop-base directory.

When a file is replaced by a different file, where that last file has an
history. In this case wc-1.0 needs one additional level of history.

svn rm file
svn cp other-file file
or svn cp URL_at_rev file

This feature was actually added in Subversion 1.4. Before that you would get
an error that you had to commit the delete before adding a new file with

(And in Subversion 1.7 this will be handled in a completely different way as
part of the WC-NG work)

Received on 2010-06-24 19:38:05 CEST

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