# Re: Error on Checkout "The system cannot find the the file specified."

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-13 22:49:18 CET

Christopher Boumenot wrote:
> I have a problem with Tortoise SVN when checking out the Linux kernel.
> The SVN repository is running on a Linux server and is at version 1.3.0.
> The client in question is running on WinXP and is at version 1.3.0
> RC2. The check dies with the following message.
>
> Error: In directory 'C:\src\linux-2.6.9\include\linux\netfilter_ipv4'
> Error: Can't copy
> 'C:\src\linux-2.6.9\include\linux\netfilter_ipv4\.svn\tmp\text-base\ipt_tcpmss.h.svn-base'
> to 'C:\src\linux-2.6.9\include\linux\netfilter_ipv4\ipt_tcpmss.h.tmp':
> The system cannot find the file specified.
>
> Using svn under Cygwin causes it to die on the same file. The version
> is 1.2.3-1.
>
> The kernel starting at version 2.6.9 was checked into SVN, and then
> tagged at each release. I cannot check out 2.6.9 from Tortoise SVN
> without dying with the above error. I can checkout the tree on Linux
> without error. This has been verified using svn version 1.1.4, 1.2.4,
> and 1.3.0.
>
> Any help or suggestions you can give would be much appreciated.

and one hint: read the FAQ.

Stefan

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