[RFC] SVN repo reorganization

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jul 6 19:10:07 PDT 2004


Jeroen Coumans wrote:

> "svn move" is a versioned operation, which means that clients can just 
> update their working copies and all moves will be handled correctly. 
> Thus no fixing should be necessary. Even locally modifications should be 
> carried over, although "svn diff" isn't smart enough yet to handle 
> pre-move modifications (which means that "svn diff" needs the original 
> location of the file if you want modifications before the move; no big 
> deal actually and will be fixed in 1.1).

OK, that's good information. I was reading about "svn move" in the 
svnbook and it mentioned what would happen to users who had working 
copies already checked out, but I wasn't really clear on the results.



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