Sorry if I have posted this in the not-right place :)
It's not like someone is going to die if I didn't checked out a git repo
from SVN client; I was only testing it as other people have done it
Anyway, the only reason I posted in this mailing list is because the error
message told me so... and to be nice, I did :)
On 8 February 2012 00:20, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> On 02/07/2012 02:49 PM, TheBlueSky .Net wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I was checking out a Git repository
> > (https://github.com/NuGet/PoliteCaptcha.git) when I encountered the
> > following error near the end of getting all the files:
> > Subversion encountered a serious problem.
> > Please take the time to report this on the Subversion mailing list
> > with as much information as possible about what
> > you were trying to do.
> > But please first search the mailing list archives for the error message
> > to avoid reporting the same problem repeatedly.
> > You can find the mailing list archives at
> > http://subversion.apache.org/mailing-lists.html
> > Subversion reported the following
> > (you can copy the content of this dialog
> > to the clipboard using Ctrl-C):
> > In file
> > line 1588: assertion failed (SVN_IS_VALID_REVNUM(changed_rev))
> > And if someone is wondering, checking out from github using SVN client is
> > supported.
> Well, supported by whom? :-)
> This community has only signed up to support Subversion's command-line
> client checking out from a Subversion mod_dav_svn or svnserve server. I
> must assume that github has put together their own Subversion-esque server
> software which communicates with git repositories. Obviously, we expect
> client to behave properly against any server that wields our protocols
> correctly, but first we need to establish that GitHub's server is such a
> At first blush, it would appear that the GitHub server didn't transmit a
> valid svn:entry:committed-rev property value for one of the directories
> checkout is attempting to register with Subversion's working copy
> administration library. If this problem is repeatable, it would be great
> get a network trace of the failing checkout.
> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
> CollabNet <> www.collab.net <> Distributed Development On Demand
Received on 2012-02-09 21:19:51 CET