On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 12:52, brlcad <brlcad@...> wrote:
> On Sep 14, 2011, at 12:46 PM, Tom Browder <tom.browder@...> wrote:
> Another thing that confused me until a bit ago was the presence of
> some old directories that are no longer in the trunk tree. I thought
> svn update would take care of that, but I've had no warnings about
> existing dirs now deleted.
> If you run svn update and a directory is deleted, svn will remove all of the
> svn files and the directory but not if you've added any files. Since it
> won't delete your files, it can't remove the directory. The directory turd
> is left around for you to decide what to do with those files.
> After running autogen.sh and configure in the source tree, there will
> potentially be Makefile.in and other files scattered throughout the
> hierarchy that svn knows nothing about. They're the usual culprit.
That was probably it.
> 'svn status' for the win. ;)
Yep, when a working directory has been around a long time with so much
activity in the repo one needs to do that at least once a year!
Best regards, and thanks.