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RE: Switching

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:57:51 +0000

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Thorsten Schöning [mailto:tschoening_at_am-soft.de]
> > Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:21 PM
> > To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Switching
> >
> > How would you like Subversion to work in your case? From my
> > understanding it breaks down to something generated some files for
> > some reason in one of your branches and now you want to switch form
> > that branch to another which does not contain the base directory of
> > the generated files. What should subversion do with your generated
> > files it doesn't know anything about?
> >
> > I don't see how this problem can be solved by any tool.
> >
>
> Part of his frustration is that the files in question are listed in the global-
> ignores. So... maybe a feature request to have a 'svn switch' option to take
> global-ignores into consideration when deciding whether to keep or delete
> local files?
>

I thought svn's policy was "do no harm"... so un-versioned files are never deleted by default.

BOb
Received on 2013-08-22 18:58:25 CEST

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