[arch-dev-public] Moving the DB scripts

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu May 22 17:33:19 EDT 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 4:23 PM, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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

That seems messy because there are svnmerge properties on the directory

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