Misleading error report
From: Marshall Schor <msa_at_schor.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 15:29:43 -0400
I recently created some new binary files. I happened to pick a name for these
Because I'm an Apache committer, I had followed the svn config setup in
When I tried to commit the new data files to SVN, I got this error message:
add -N C:\xxxx....\xxx.data
I'm sorry to say this message wasn't very helpful. I knew the file was
The answer turned out to be in that Apache standard configuration file for SVN -
A wonderful error message would have been something like the following:
Illegal target for the requested operation because the target file is a binary
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