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Re: Missing checks for error diagnostics

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 00:06:47 +0100

Jens Seidel wrote:
> today I had a strange problem and I assumed an error in Subversion 1.5.2.
> I tried to add a directory to my repository which I copied from another
> location. svn complained that the directory is already contained in the
> repository but it clearly isn't and svn status displays "?" for this
> directory.


I understand roughly what you are talking about, but it would be very
much easier to understand and gauge the severity of the problem if you
would show an exact transcript of your input and Subversion's output.

- Julian

> The reason is indeed simple but could nevertheless be hard to find:
> The directory I tried to add contained a subdirectory .svn/ from another
> repository.
> Could Subversion stop using bogus .svn data or at least print a proper
> diagnostics?

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