PROPOSAL: Moving the KDEPIM Enterprise Branch into the 3.5 Branch

David Faure dfaure at
Thu Oct 11 22:17:44 CEST 2007

On Thursday 11 October 2007, Stephan Kulow wrote:
> Am Donnerstag 11 Oktober 2007 schrieb David Faure:
> > I think this would break all existing checkouts (including those on all the
> > kde servers like anonsvn and mirrors, lxr, websvn, etc.) The (automated)
> > svn update will barf with "cannot replace directory from within" or
> > something like that. The alternative is to merge the diff between the two
> I'm not so sure. The directory structure would be kept. Worth a try setting up 
> a scenario below playground :)
I have seen this many times already, so I'm quite sure in fact.
svn update tries to do the deletion before getting the new files, it doesn't see
that the old and new stuff are similar. And the deletion fails when done from within
the checkout [or if any file that is not in svn is lying around].

> So close _after_ the release you mean. 
Oh. Even worse :(
We should have done this earlier...

Feature freezes suck :)

David Faure, faure at, dfaure at
KDE/KOffice developer, Qt consultancy projects
Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB, Platform-independent software solutions

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