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Re: Bug in svn 1.2.0: cleanup requires cleanup

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-16 14:47:58 CEST

On Jun 16, 2005, at 7:05 AM, Norbert Unterberg wrote:

> I have a working copy that has the .svn/tmp folder missing. I remember
> I read something about this problem on the list and that the svn
> 1.2.0 cleanup command should repair this.
> This is what I get:
> D:\test>svn cleanup
> svn: Your .svn/tmp directory may be missing or corrupt; run 'svn
> cleanup' and try again
> svn: Can't open file '.svn\tmp\entries': The system can not find the
> specified file.
> How do I recover?

You can't. The only thing 'svn cleanup' does is (1) execute left-
over journals within .svn/ areas and (2) remove lockfiles in .svn/
areas. The svn client cannot "heal" an .svn area in any other way.
If .svn/tmp/ is missing, or if .svn/entries is missing, then
the .svn/ area is dead. Destroy the dead directory and 'svn up' from
some parent to recreate it.

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