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Re: Switching

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2012c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 20:44:33 -0500

On Aug 23, 2013, at 13:31, Les Mikesell wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Edwin Castro wrote:
>
>>> I can't, off the top of my head, think of a scenario where it would be
>>> harmful to replace an unversioned directory with a versioned instance,
>>> leaving any unversioned local files that happen to be there alone.
>>
>> Leaving unversioned local files alone in a directory is not the problem.
>
> I think it is the problem we've been discussing. Leaving them means
> you have to keep the containing directory, which becomes unversioned
> as you switch away from the branch having it,

Correct.

> and then a conflict when
> you switch back.

*This* is the problem we're discussing. *This* is what Subversion should be smart enough to avoid. None of the discussion I've read thus far gives me a convincing explanation for why this should not be possible.
Received on 2013-08-24 03:45:28 CEST

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