[svnbook] r5514 committed - trunk/en/book/ch02-basic-usage.xml
C. Michael Pilato
cmpilato at red-bean.com
Mon Dec 4 08:11:51 CST 2017
That would be an appropriate place to add the note, yes.
On Sun, Dec 3, 2017 at 12:08 PM, Richard Cavell <richardcavell at mail.com>
> Hi, Mike.
> I note that "Part II. SVN Command Reference" already has a correct
> description of the behaviour of svn delete (in relation to whether it
> deletes now or only on an svn commit). But it doesn't mention the issue
> that you describe (attempting to delete a directory that is not empty).
> Would you like to add it there?
> *Sent:* Sunday, December 03, 2017 at 1:24 PM
> *From:* "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato at red-bean.com>
> *To:* "Richard Cavell" <richardcavell at mail.com>
> *Cc:* svnbook-dev at red-bean.com
> *Subject:* Re: [svnbook] r5514 committed - trunk/en/book/ch02-basic-
> No no, I trust your judgment. I was only reading the commit mail, with
> the limited context it provides -- that's why I asked.
> On Sat, Dec 2, 2017 at 10:59 AM, Richard Cavell <richardcavell at mail.com>
>> Hi, Mike.
>> I would vote for "no", because this section is meant only to introduce
>> the 5 most commonly used commands, not to provide a thorough description of
>> them. There is already a footnote on that item.
>> But if you're sure, I'd be happy to add that.
>> *Sent:* Saturday, December 02, 2017 at 3:59 AM
>> *From:* "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato at gmail.com>
>> *To:* richardcavell at users.sourceforge.net
>> *Cc:* svnbook-dev at red-bean.com
>> *Subject:* Re: [svnbook] r5514 committed - trunk/en/book/ch02-basic-
>> I can't see the context right now, but is it worth noting here that in
>> the directory case, the directory won't be removed if there are unversioned
>> items within it?
>> Sent via mobile. Please excuse brevity.
>> On Dec 1, 2017 6:57 PM, <richardcavell at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>>> Revision: 5514
>>> Author: richardcavell
>>> Date: 2017-12-01 23:30:58 +0000 (Fri, 01 Dec 2017)
>>> Log Message:
>>> Modify chapter 2's description of svn delete FOO
>>> In fact, svn delete *does* immediately remove directories, as well as
>>> and symlinks. This is true on svn 1.8 and 1.9. The behaviour described
>>> by the
>>> previous version of the book applied to previous versions of svn.
>>> Discussed on #svn on Freenode on 1 December 2017.
>>> Modified Paths:
>>> Modified: trunk/en/book/ch02-basic-usage.xml
>>> --- trunk/en/book/ch02-basic-usage.xml 2017-12-01 14:32:37 UTC (rev
>>> +++ trunk/en/book/ch02-basic-usage.xml 2017-12-01 23:30:58 UTC (rev
>>> @@ -703,19 +703,14 @@
>>> <para>Use this to schedule the file, directory, or
>>> symbolic link <filename>FOO</filename> to be deleted
>>> - from the repository. If <filename>FOO</filename> is a
>>> - file or link, it is immediately deleted from your
>>> - working copy. If <filename>FOO</filename> is a
>>> - directory, it is not deleted, but Subversion schedules
>>> - it for deletion. When you commit your
>>> - changes, <filename>FOO</filename> will be entirely
>>> - removed from your working copy and the
>>> - repository.<footnote><para>Of course, nothing is ever
>>> - totally deleted from the repository—just from
>>> - its <literal>HEAD</literal> revision. You may continue
>>> - to access the deleted item in previous revisions.
>>> - Should you desire to resurrect the item so that it is
>>> - again present in <literal>HEAD</literal>, see
>>> + from the repository. <filename>FOO</filename> is
>>> + immediately deleted from your working copy.
>>> + (Of course, nothing is ever totally deleted from the
>>> + repository—just from its <literal>HEAD</literal>
>>> + You may continue to access the deleted item in previous
>>> + revisions).
>>> + <footnote><para>Should you desire to resurrect the item
>>> + so that it is again present in <literal>HEAD</literal>,
>>> <xref linkend="svn.branchmerge.basicmerging.resurrect"
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