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Re: [Subclipse-users] Lost version control info, fixed by clearing syncinfo cache.

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-02 20:17:50 CEST

On 4/2/07, Chris Gansen <cgansen@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey -
> Just wanted to say that the other day I managed to lose any semblance of
> version control on a project. I'm using Subclipse 1.0.5 with RadRails, and
> did a svn rename via command line svn on a file. Next time I went to sync
> with the repository in RadRails, the entire project came up as unversioned,
> and I had 2000+ unversioned files. After panicking for a while (and how!) I
> stumbled across the advice in
> http://subclipse.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&msgNo=9814 about
> clearing the cache. That fixed the issue nicely.
> A project admin may want to consider adding a warning in the FAQs or docs
> somewhere to warn against meddling with tools other than Subclipse, and also
> how to resolve troubles that may arise from those actions.
> Thanks for the great tool,

It should normally be fine to use the command line or any other SVN client.
You should just need to do a forced Refresh inside Eclipse so that it sees
the change.

Mark Phippard
Received on Mon Apr 2 20:18:04 2007

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