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Re: win32 'file not found' update error

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-09-10 02:07:14 CEST

On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 09:49:56PM -0000, gorilla@tigris.org wrote:
> This recipe works on both Linux and Win32:
> 1) Checked out http://myserver/svn/test two times to WC1 and WC2
> 2) In WC1, added a deep directory tree, each having lots of files (not a
> requirement, just makes step 4 easier :)
> 3) Committed WC1
> 4) cd absolute_path\to\WC2\path\to\base\of\tree
> 5) In WC2, svn up. In the middle of the process, CTRL+C (or Cancel in TSVN).
> 6) cd \
> 7) svn up absolute_path\to\WC2\path\to\base\of\tree
> svn: REPORT request failed on '/svn/test/!svn/vcc/default'
> svn:
> File not found: transaction '4h', path '/test/path/to/base/of/tree'
> So there is a problem with absolute paths on incomplete WC's.
> Until now, this problem has only been reported on Win32. The reason for that
> is the fact that most Win32 users use TSVN and TSVN use absolute paths ONLY
> (due to a limitation in the Shell Extension API.)
> Most command line users probably don't use absolute paths much... also,
> breaking an svn up is probably not common either.

I can't replicate this with these instructions. I need the exact
instructions of what you did. There's something you're doing in there
that is triggering it more than just the absolute paths. Please provide
a complete repo, starting with the creation of the repo all the way
through to the problem.


Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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