RE: commit fails with "has no ancestry information" error (solved)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neil Brewster [mailto:neil_at_ajmani.org] On Behalf Of Neil Brewster
> Sent: Thursday, August 26, 2010 10:21 AM
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: commit fails with "has no ancestry information" error (solved)
> I've seen this issue reported in various mailing lists without solutions
> (including the 2006 archives of this list!). Recently I found an answer
> and wanted to add it to the mailing list archives:
> > % svn commit -m ''
> > I get the following error:
> > svn: '/d0/home/tlm/path_to_some_dir/Project' has no
> > ancestry information
> Resolution -
> From http://victorhurdugaci.com/svn-no-ancestry-information/:
> It seems that the SVN commit is forbidden if you try to commit a file
> that is a folders structure, and one of the nodes in it (not the top most
> parent) is missing the .svn folder.
> - folder1 [with .svn]
> - folder2 [without .svn]
> - folder3 [with .svn]
> Committing “folder3″ will bring that error message.
> In my case, there was a stray .svn in folder1 after I rearranged my
> workspace. Removing it solved the issue. (SVN client 1.6.6)
Received on 2010-08-26 20:47:25 CEST
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