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subclipse, branching, merging etc.

  1. Sometimes merge/branch will refuse to work, saying your resource is out of synch. Do an 'update' and then a 'commit'.
  2. After a rename or move + commit, subclipse will say resource is out of synch with the filesystem, just refresh,commit and continue
  3. pydev explorer does not show the .* project files. These need to be added to svnignore (or committed if you wish). Use the eclipse navigator to see these file
  4. switching a branch to be the trunk is annoying in svn: basically you have to move the folder over - so the current trunk has to be moved (possibly under branches with a new name) and the branch you want has to be moved over and renamed as trunk

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