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Re: file externals fails to commit after merge

From: Joakim Tjernlund <joakim.tjernlund_at_transmode.se>
Date: Tue, 25 May 2010 15:19:33 +0200

Senthil Kumaran S <senthil_at_collab.net> wrote on 2010/05/24 09:07:20:
> Joakim Tjernlund wrote:
> > #fails with:
> > #svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> > #svn: Cannot commit both '/usr/local/src/my_wc/branches/b1/proj/file' and '/
> usr/local/src/my_wc/branches/b1/bin/file' as they refer to the same URL
> >
> > #svn, version 1.6.9 (r901367)
> This behavior stands corrected in trunk. But still 1.6.x branch behaves the
> same way as you observe. Additionally, in trunk we get the following error,
> when we do an 'svn up' in some steps,
> <snip>
> Fetching external item into 'my_wc/trunk/proj/file'
> svn: warning: The file external from 'file:///tmp/my_repo/trunk/bin/file'
> cannot overwrite the existing versioned item at '/tmp/my_wc/trunk/proj/file'
> </snip>
> The above error does not pop up in svn 1.6.x versions. I am looking into it. We
> should not try overwriting an already fetched file externals item.

It just did again in 1.6.9. The trigger might be that there are already svn:mergeinfo
attached to both trunk/proj and trunk/proj/file before the merge.

Received on 2010-05-25 17:08:25 CEST

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