"svn mv" and changing files at the same time: still prohibited

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at nsu.ru
Tue Jun 18 14:51:33 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 07:22:31AM -0500, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> Solution: Save your target changes, undo the move (revert rtcw), 'svn
> update' in rtcw, and mv again. Then copy in your changes and commit.
> Don't forget to 'svn add' any files as well.
> This should fix it.

Indeed, thanks for the hint!  The culprit was that I 1st changed Makefile,
*then* svn mv'ed, while I should have 'svn mv' first an updated, pristine
directory, apply necessary changes, and finally commit.


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