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Re: Unknown icon decorators after adding project?

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-08-29 21:45:41 CEST

"Nurmi, Marc A" <marc.nurmi@eds.com> wrote on 08/29/2005 03:40:07 PM:

> After importing a project into a subversion repository as described in
> online help ("Import a New Project into a Subversion Repository"), the
> and package icons are decorated as expected with an orange cylinder in
> lower right corner. However, the java file and class icons are
decorated with
> a red minus sign. I have been unable to determine what this means.
> If I then delete the project from my workspace and then check it out
from the
> repository, it cleans this up and all icon decorators are orange
cylinders as
> expected. Is this a bug? What does the red minus indicate? It does
> appear to be documented anywhere. The SVN console does not show any
> I'm running Eclipse 3.1, Subclipse 0.9.33, and Subversion 1.2.0-r14790
> svnserve) on Windows.

The icon you refer to (red minus sign) will appear on any file that has
the read-only attribute set. Generally, this means that the
svn:needs-lock property is defined on the file. In your case, it sounds
like the files were read-only before you imported them.

I think there is a bit of a bug in Subversion here. Ideally, when you
committed those files (since you do not have the svn:needs-lock property
set on the files) it should have removed the read-only attribute. I have
heard of people having Subversion commands like update and merge fail if a
file was read-only in the working copy (and did not have svn:needs-lock


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