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Re: [TSVN] Unable to update svn:externals from repository

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-15 11:39:13 CEST

Peter McNab wrote:
> Hi
> I am having no success while trying to get a folder populated with files
> from an external repository.
> In an existing folder called Externals is an existing folder "iqIOPF"
> which receives files from an external URL, no problems.
> Added a new folder in externals "FastMM" and committed.

There's your problem. When you update, the externals code tries to
create and populate that folder. Having an existing versioned folder
there blocks it.

SVN Delete that folder and try again.

> Added a new svn:externals property, successfully pointing to a separate
> repos "http://ExtRepos/svn/FastMM/Trunk"
> Attempt to update so WC file set can populate local FastMM folder.
> Receive the following status.
> External: E:\DUnitModsWC\Externals\iqOPINI Completed:
> E:\DUnitModsWC\Externals\iqOPINI - at revision: 27 External:
> E:\DUnitModsWC\Externals\FastMM Error: Working copy
> 'E:\DUnitModsWC\Externals\FastMM' locked Error: Please execute the
> "Cleanup" command.
> No amount of scrubbing and polishing, or lock releasing helps.
> I can checkout a WC from the FastMM/Trunk to a separate folder no
> problems and nothing is locked.


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