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Re: WC upgrade to 1.7 + file externals

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 21:19:43 +0200

On 10.08.2011 19:25, Nicklas Norling wrote:
> Hi devs,
>
> Today I installed the 1.7.0 beta2 win32 at work (32-bit Vista).
> After reboot I proceeded to upgrade a WC from the latest 1.6 version,
> the WC contains (among other things)
> a folder with 12 file externals.
> Before upgrade, ran cleanup, no uncommitted changes in the WC.
> Upgrade went fine (no errors).
> Ran Update, got an error for each file external indicating that the
> external could not be checked out since
> the same file already was versioned.
>
> Scratching the WC and checking out fresh will result in a WC that works
> (no error when Updating).
>
> I got the impression that the upgrade script somehow added the file
> externals as file that are versioned
> in the WC directly. I guess that would be a bug?
>
> I am uncertain if this is a bug in TSVN or Subversion as I do not know
> how upgrade is initiated, therefore I am
> mailing this list rather then svn-dev, can you advice?

Upgrading is done by the svn library. You should report this on the SVN
mailing list (users at subversion tigris org).
And please include an example svn:externals property in your report -
I've tried with a test working copy and a few file externals - the
upgrade worked fine for me.

Stefan

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