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Re: [TSVN] versioned files show as unversioned

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-07-22 22:04:29 CEST

T E Schmitz wrote:
> The OFBiz people provide weekly snapshots as a convenience. I can only
> presume that the developer checked the revision out with an svn client
> and zipped it up. What version he used, I don't know.

I really think you need to sort this out with the OFBiz people. Find out
what version of svn they are using. Maybe it is very old.

> In any case I would not be able to check a 100MB working copy out from
> their repository as we are on a slow dial-up connection. The UK has only
> 99% ADSL coverage and we are in the 1% - 28Kbits/s at most.

Sympathy. If you have read access to their repository, AND you can get a
useable working copy, then you should just be able to run SVN update on
that WC to get the changes. That should be a lot less bandwidth than
grabbing a complete WC, as you only download the changes.

>>> I think this is some kind of version incompatibility. Working copies
>>> (of other apps) which I checked out myself from our local server have
>>> a tmp folder in the .svn folders. OFBiz' .svn folders don't contain a
>>> tmp folder.
>>
>>
>> Try svn status -v
>
> returns
> "svn: Can't open '.svn/tmp/.classpath.tmp': The system cannot find the
> path specified."

If the command line client can't do it, nor can TSVN.

>> TortoiseSVN is a subversion client using the standard subversion
>> libraries in exactly the same way as the command line client does.
>> TSVN 1.2.1 uses the 1.2.1 subversion library.
>
> OK, but it ships with these libraries rather than relying on svn being
> installed. Therefore it should be neither here nor there which command
> line version I have installed.

Exactly right. It wasjust that if you want to make a direct comparison
between TSVN and the SVN client, they have to be using the same version.
But it looks like the problem is much deeper than that.

> Is there any version of Subversion that is /not/ supposed to have a tmp
> folder in the .svn folders? If there isn't, then this would indeed seem
> a broken check-out.

You would have to ask that on the subversion mailing list.

Simon

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