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Re: "Failure to add directory" error truncates folder

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Aug 2008 09:31:26 +0200

Hugh Gibson wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've been trying to update a repository from Sourceforge, using
> TortoiseSVN 1.5.2 build 13595 under Windows XP. I've hit a problem in
> that a folder is marked as already existing when updating but I can't
> tell what the folder name is.
>
> This has happened in the past and I've just deleted the local folder and
> done the update again, but with the latest TortoiseSVN the folder name is
> truncated.
>
> As you can see from the extract, the folder names are particularly long.
>
> The error message is:
>
> [snip]
> Updated:
> D:\abling\Packages\AJAX\qooxdoo_svn\root\trunk\qooxdoo\frontend\framework\
> source\class\qx\legacy\ui\layout\CanvasLayout.js
> Updated:
> D:\abling\Packages\AJAX\qooxdoo_svn\root\trunk\qooxdoo\frontend\framework\
> source\class\qx\legacy\ui\layout\DockLayout.js
> Updated:
> D:\abling\Packages\AJAX\qooxdoo_svn\root\trunk\qooxdoo\frontend\framework\
> source\class\qx\legacy\ui\layout\GridLayout.js
> Failed to add directory
> 'D:\abling\Packages\AJAX\qooxdoo_svn\root\trunk\qooxdoo\frontend\framework
> \...\
> a versioned directory of the same name already exists
>
> How can I find out what the directory was that caused the problem? The
> error message just shows a "...". (I've expanded the width of the "path"
> column so I can see the full path of the previous folders.)

Either select the row with the error, then hit Ctrl-C to copy the full
text to the clipboard (message not truncated there).
Or, check the action log:
Settings->saved data->action log->show

Stefan

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Received on 2008-08-05 09:31:40 CEST

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