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svnmerge.py issue: Attempted to get textual contents of a *non*-file node

From: Roberto Aguilar <roberto.c.aguilar_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-30 21:37:49 CET


While using the svnmerge.py tool, I ran into a problem where if the
directory name is the same as a filename within that directory, the
following error would be given:

svn: Attempted to get textual contents of a *non*-file node

The exact problem described here:


The solution in the thread is to move up to the parent directory and
specify the directory name instead of "." (specifying "." is what
svnmerge.py currently does). I check for this condition and make the
directory name this instead:

../<current directory>

This fixed the problem for me, and I'm attaching a patch. Note that
the patch has not been thoroughly tested.


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Received on Fri Dec 1 23:05:59 2006

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