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Re: Can anyone please give me a command for checout a submodule in svn

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-05-11 10:33:05 CEST

On May 11, 2007, at 03:01, Sonal Uphale wrote:

>>> In directory 'D:\svncheckout\etc\websphere60\sbm_webapp\META-INF'
>>> Can't move source to dest
>>> Can't move
>>> 'D:\svncheckout\etc\websphere60\sbm_webapp\META-INF\.svn\tmp\prop-
>>> base\MANIFEST.MF.svn-base' to
>>> ''D:\svncheckout\etc\websphere60\sbm_webapp\META-INF\.svn\prop-
>>> base\MANIFEST.MF.svn-base' : The system
>>> cannot find the file specified.
>>
>> Not completely sure, but it may be that you have two files
>> MANIFEST.MF at
>> the same place with different upper/lower cases. (for instance
>> Manifest.mf
>> and MANIFEST.MF)
>>
>> Trying to checkout this in windows will give you such an error.
>
> Yes, You are right, I have files with same name but different casing.

So then you will need to correct that situation. You can either
remove or rename one of the files. You can do so either by checking
out to a case-sensitive file system, such as the ones you usually
have on Linux systems, or if no such system is available, you can
also do the rename or delete by using repository URLs:

svn rm \
http://www.example.com/path/to/Manifest.mf \
-m "Removing duplicate Manifest.mf"

or:

svn mv \
http://www.example.com/path/to/Manifest.mf \
http://www.example.com/path/to/Manifest2.mf \
-m "Renaming duplicate Manifest.mf to Manifest2.mf"

Now checkouts on Windows, Mac OS X and other places with case-
insensitive filesystems should be possible.

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Received on Fri May 11 10:42:30 2007

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