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Re: Serious merge bug?

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 16:13:54 -0500

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 4:10 PM, Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 3:46 PM, Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 3:41 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Robert Dailey wrote:
>>> > Hi,
>>> >
>>> > As usual, I'm not sure if this is TSVN or SVN related, so I'll start by
>>> > reporting the issue here.
>>> >
>>> > Below is an error I received while trying to merge a large range of
>>> > revisions into a feature branch from trunk. I chose the 1st of the 3
>>> > merge options in the merge dialog. Any ideas what this could be?
>>> >
>>> > /Command: Merging revisions 490-673 of
>>> > http://10.3.1.50:1337/svn/vfxrepo/vfx/trunk into C:\IT\work\jewett,
>>> > respecting ancestry, Test Only
>>> > Error: Working copy path
>>> > Error: 'vfx/terrain/build/PlanetViewer/data/planets/p2/terrain_type/00
>>> -
>>> > Base' does
>>> > Error: not exist in repository
>>> > Finished!/
>>>
>>> Hmm - just saw in another mail from you that you're using a nightly
>>> build. I think that might be a problem: there's currently a lot of API
>>> rewriting going on in the library (all APIs dealing with paths/urls are
>>> split up into separate APIs for paths and urls, and that of course leads
>>> to new bugs which are fixed daily).
>>> I'll update to the latest svn trunk maybe this weekend.
>>
>>
>> Well I'm using the nightly build knowing that risk. I'm doing it to
>> possibly help test the software and report as many bugs as possible in order
>> to help the software improve and evolve.
>>
>
> The path actually does exist.
>
> I downgraded back to TortoiseSVN 1.5.3 release (The newest release) and
> decided to try the merge again. I followed the exact same steps I did
> before, and now I'm getting this error message:
>
> *Command: Merging revisions 490-673 of
> http://10.3.1.50:1337/svn/vfxrepo/vfx/trunk into C:\IT\work\jewett2,
> respecting ancestry, Test Only
> Error: URL
> Error: '
> http://10.3.1.50:1337/svn/vfxrepo/vfx/trunk/vfx/terrain/build/PlanetViewer/data/planets/p2/terrain_type/03
>
> Error: - Grass' is malformed or the scheme or host or path is missing
> Finished!: *
>
> Any idea what this means? If you need more information let me know.
>

After some research, it seems like it doesn't like spaces in the filenames.
Read this thread:
http://archive.netbsd.se/?ml=subversion-bugs&a=2008-09&m=8389386
Received on 2008-10-10 23:14:04 CEST

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