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Re: Problems with file externals

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 17:03:43 +0200 (Jerusalem Standard Time)

Stefan Sperling wrote on Wed, 8 Oct 2008 at 15:13 +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?
>

My session started with 'rd/s/q', which is the equivalent of 'rm -rf'.
Therefore, there couldn't have been any information in the entries file
beyond what the commands in the transcript created.

Daniel

> 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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