[arch-dev-public] Moving the DB scripts

Travis Willard travis at archlinux.org
Thu May 22 17:23:59 EDT 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.

So... why delete the dir?

Would something like this work?

delete extra-i686/*
move testing-i686/* extra-i686/
delete testing-i686

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