[arch-dev-public] Moving the DB scripts

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Thu May 22 16:53:37 EDT 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 12:18 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 2:14 PM, Jan de Groot <jan at jgc.homeip.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-05-22 at 21:09 +0200, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>>> Am Donnerstag, 22. Mai 2008 21:06:07 schrieb Jan de Groot:
>>> > Yes you can. Actually there's an svn move command which does the same
>>> > action in one operation.
>>> Does it remove files from the traget dir which are not in the source dir?
>>> That's why I have used svn rm before in testing2extra.
>> No, svn move is just a simple add & delete command that adds the file as
>> new file and removes the old filename. It doesn't merge directories.
> Right, what I want is this:
>   delete extra-i686/
>   move testing-i686/ extra-i686/
> I assumed (because Pierre did it this way) that you need to commit the
> first 'rm' before the 'mv' will go through

I'm telling you now that this is what you must do.  There is no way to
delete a dir and add it again in the same commit.  I think it'l a
limitation of the svn working copy implementation vs. a limitation of
the repo format.


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