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From "Bert Huijben" <b...@qqmail.nl>
Subject RE: Wrong state for SWITCHED items
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:19:06 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: MARTIN PHILIP [mailto:codematters@ntlworld.com] On Behalf Of
> Philip Martin
> Sent: donderdag 4 april 2013 12:42
> To: Florin Avram
> Cc: users@subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Wrong state for SWITCHED items
> 
> Florin Avram <florin@sync.ro> writes:
> 
> > Two things I've noticed:
> >
> > 1) svn status switched.txt   => file reported as switched
> >
> > svn delete --keep-local switched.txt
> > svn status switched.txt => the file is reported as DELETED, but not as
> > SWITCHED anymore (although "svn info" indicates the correct URL from
> > the branch)
> 
> I think that's a bug.  In particular while info shows the switched URL
> commit will delete the unswitched URL.  Combining switch with delete is
> always a problem, for example this old bug:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1906
> 
> > 2) Also, why can I delete a switched file, but I cannot delete a
> > switched directory?!
> > cd wcRootDir
> > svn delete --keep-local switchedDirectory => svn: E155005: No
> > write-lock in 'D:\path\to\wcRootDir'
> 
> That's a bug as well.  Preventing the delete of a switched node may be a
> good idea but the error message should be better.

This error is caused by our 'anchor' rules. A switched directory doesn't use
its parent directory for many operations. (For a file it must always use the
directory). In this case we obtain the lock for the to be deleted node only,
while we delete a child from its ancestor.

Is this 1.6 or 1.7?

	Bert 


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