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Re: Duplicate subfolder entries in repository

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-27 20:30:14 CEST

Please keep the mailing list informed :)

Alex Stehman wrote:
> Perhaps a zip of a JPG file will make it through the mail filters...

Thanks, now I can see the picture.

> The cases of each folder are the same, and the original folder on the local
> hard drive contained all the contents, whereas the svn repository had split
> up the contents so that some contents were in one of the dup folders, and
> the remainder in the other.

That's really strange. Do you use other SVN clients too or just TSVN?
Because this shouldn't happen.
I can't really tell if maybe one of the folders has a space at the end
and the other not (that would make those folders have different names,
but not enough different for us to really 'see'). Can you perhaps try to
rename both folders and check in the rename dialog if there's a space at
the end of one of those folders? You don't have to actually rename them,
just start the rename dialog from the repo browser.

> I was able to simply move the contents from one to the other and remove one
> of the dups and it seems happy. I just thought it a highly unusual scenario
> (but hopefully harmless).

It's certainly harmless, but still it shouldn't happen. If you got there
with only TSVN, then I would definitely want to know how this could have
happened.

Stefan

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