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Subject: Re: [boost] [Range] Proposal: a sub-maintainer of Boost.Range
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-13 00:04:59

> >> But if you must check in the generated documentation, delete the
> >> generated html files before rebuilding (so that old pages don't hang
> >> around) and make sure you add any new pages.
> >
> > How do you do that with Subversion?
> >
> > If I delete the "html" folder and then regenerate it, it shows up
> > with a "~" status ("versioned item obstructed by some item of a
> > different kind"). How do you recover from that?
> I think the best thing to do is to delete the "html" folder in the
> repository on the server, then do an SVN update to wipe out the local
> "html" folder. Once you are finished with the documentation, regenerate
> the docs in the local "html" add back thay "html" folder locally to SVN
> and your commit should add it back on the server.

Doesn't that make the history huge, because the entire html files will
appear in the diff twice, rather than just the actual changes? Also,
doesn't it require two commits (though I guess that's not a big problem)?


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