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Re: Strange "Uncommitted changed externals" hint

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 17:42:59 +0100

Lübbe Onken | RA Consulting wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> when I commit my working copy, the commit dialog shows me the yellow triangle which indicates "Uncommitted changed externals". The strange thing is that the directory which contains externals doesn't show a modified overlay itself.
> WC
> -sub1 (8 changed files, modified overlay)
> -sub2 (externals, no modified overlay)
> --subsub1 (no changed files, no modified overlay)
> --subsub2 (external folder, no changed files, no modified overlay)
> -sub3 (5 changed files, modified overlay)
> when I commit from WC, the commit dialog shows me the yellow triangle and 13 uncommitted files. When I drill down into sub2, I get the yellow triangle too, even if none of the files/folders in sub2 is changed.
> The yellow triangle is neither shown on subsub1 nor subsub2, which is logical because the contents are not changed.
> Updating & cleaning up the working copy and the external folder doesn't change this behaviour.
> TortoiseSVN 1.5.0 Build 12278 - 32 Bit
> Can anyone explain this behaviour?

/me raises hand

Best guess: you have an unversioned (but not ignored) item in the
externals folder.

I've improved the tooltip in r12334.


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