SVN overwriting an existing folder with a new folder

If you have deleted a directory within your project that is under SVN revision, and replaced it with a new directory with the same name but with contents not under revision, do the following to overwrite the old directory.

  1. mv directory /otherlocation/directory
  2. svn update
  3. svn delete directory
  4. svn commit
  5. mv /otherlocation/directory.new directory
  6. svn add directory
  7. svn commit
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