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Re: Source url '/trunk/docs/appserver' is from different repository

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-07-26 21:45:29 CEST

Josh Glover wrote:
> I have recently converted from CVS to SVN, and while I have read the
> _Version Control with Subversion_ book from cover to cover, I am still
> short on real world experience with SVN.
>
> Here is the problem that I am having:
>
> I used the cvs2svn script to convert a CVS repository to an SVN one,
> then I created a branch:
>
> svn copy trunk branches/BP_160
>
> The branch starts at revision 1862. On that branch, I added a new
> directory tree to the repository:
>
> svn add docs/appserver
> svn commit -m 'initial revision' docs/appserver
>
> I made a few other changes on this branch, and then decided I was ready
> to merge it back to the trunk. So I did (paths and filenames changed to
> protect the innocent):
>
>> jmglov@jglover; cd trunk
>> jmglov@jglover; svn merge -r 1862:HEAD
>> svn+ssh://svn.mydomain.com/var/svnroot/myproject/branches/BP_160
> C lib/MyProject/Global.pm
> C appserver/MyProject/index.html
> A docs/appserver
> A docs/appserver/MyProject
> A docs/appserver/MyProject/functional-specification.sxw
> A docs/appserver/MyProject/technical-specification.sxw
>
> I resolved the conflicts, then told SVN about it:
>
> svn resolved lib/MyProject/Global.pm appserver/MyProject/index.html
>
> Finally, I was ready to commit my trunk changes:
>
>> jmglov@jglover; svn commit -m 'BP160: merged BP_160 branch changes
1862:1888
>> back into the trunk'
> Adding docs/appserver
> Adding docs/appserver/MyProject
> Adding (bin) docs/appserver/MyProject/functional-specification.sxw
> Adding (bin) docs/appserver/MyProject/technical-specification.sxw
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Source url '/trunk/docs/appserver' is from different repository
>
> And the commit bombs out. I tried searching for this error message on
> Google and only got hits on cross-referenced SVN source code, and a
> search of the archives of this list were similarly unhelpful. I have
> also checked "Appendix B: Troubleshooting" in the SVN book.
>
> Can anyone shed some light on this?

Please could you run:
tar jcvf entdbg.tbz2 `find -name entries`
in the working copy in question, and put the resulting tarball on a
webserver somewhere?

Thanks.

Max.

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