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Re: [Subclipse-users] svn cleanup needs some love

From: Noel Grandin <noel_at_peralex.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 09:49:16 +0200


I posted the problem to the svn-users list and it looks like it's fixed
in the next version of the WC client library.

Regards, Noel.

Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 6:16 AM, Noel Grandin <noel_at_peralex.com> wrote:
>> I managed to mess up one of my projects because I used copy and paste
>> instead of team->copy, now I can't do anything with that project.
>> For example, team->cleanup gives me:
>> cleanup C:/Work/Data_Files/Eclipse3.1/BuildAndDocTools
>> svn: Error processing command 'modify-entry' in
>> 'C:\Work\Data_Files\Eclipse3.1\BuildAndDocTools'
>> svn: Error modifying entry for 'buildFiles'
>> svn: 'buildFiles' is not under version control
>> I finally managed to fix it by modifying .svn/log directly, but surely "svn
>> cleanup" should be able to handle this error condition cleanly??
> Cleanup is a Subversion API, from the command line it is svn cleanup.
> It just does a few very specific things, it is not a general purpose
> tool to fix a working copy. It is probably not as easy as it sound to
> write such a tool either. It would certainly be nice if Subversion
> did provide us with more tools to get out of these problems, but they
> don't currently and probably never will if someone does not step up to
> contribute at least a design for what it should do.

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