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Re: [TSVN] Cryptic error message when checking out fails

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2004-12-24 15:13:20 CET

thomas mauch wrote:

> I tried to check-out a Unix repository on my Windows machine using
> TortoiseSVN. The repository had with two files with nearly identical
> filenames in a directory, i.e. they just had a difference in upper/lower
> case letters (rbgsteu_if.h and rbgSteu_if.h). It is clear to me, that
> these two files cannot exist both in a Windows directory, but the error
> message I got was rather cryptic:
> In directory 'D:/tmp/mst/mfr/src/rbgsteu'
> Can't copy
> 'D:/tmp/mst/mfr/src/rbgsteu/.svn/tmp/text-base/rbgsteu_if.h.svn-base' to
> 'D:/tmp/mst/mfr/src/rbgsteu/rbgsteu_if.h.tmp': The system cannot find
> the file specified.
> I think a clearer error message could help the user to find the reason
> much faster - currently you have no possibility detect to the reason
> without looking at the original UNIX repository.

You should report that to the Subversion mailing list. The error message
you see here is not generated by TSVN but by the Subversion library.
TSVN just shows it to you...


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Received on Fri Dec 24 15:14:15 2004

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