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Re: Problems with file externals

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 15:13:00 +0100

On Wed, Oct 08, 2008 at 03:55:55PM +0200, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>
> My shell session went like this...
>
> > % rd/s/q commit-access-templates
> >
> > % svn up -q
> >
> > % cd commit-access-templates
> >
> > % svn ps svn:externals "^/trunk/README myreadme" .
> > property 'svn:externals' set on '.'
> >
> > % svn up
> >
> > Fetching external item into 'myreadme'
> > E myreadme
> > C .
> > Updated external to revision 33544.
> >
>
> Huh? 'svn help up' says that 'E' means 'Existed'. And it certainly
> didn't exist. I suggest to use 'X' for new externals.

Could it be that there already is some information about
myreadme in the entries file?

This would explain the following:

> And why does it report a conflict on '.'?

I guess because the tree-conflict code treats this
situation as an obstruction. Apparently tree conflicts and
file externals need to be harmonised...

Stefan

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