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Re: update function not reliable in SVN 1.2.4 Build 4479

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-19 12:48:02 CEST

On 10/19/05, Peter McNab <mcnab_p@melbpc.org.au> wrote:
> Christiane Olschewski wrote:
>
> >Usually all file changes in sub-directories are updated when doing SVN
> >Update from top svn directory, (right-click with mouse in top svn
> >directory,then choose svn update) . But sometimes subdirectories are not
> >updated and not reported as having changes unless I do svn update again from
> >each of the subdirectories.
> >Example: if there are changes to files in 3 different subdirectories update
> >from /svn/work/ may update all 3 subdirectories eg./svn/work/dir1,
> >/svn/work/dir2, /svn/work/dir3, but sometimes one or more of the actually
> >changed directories are left out; Workaround: update each of the
> >subdirectories individually, to make sure to catch all changes.
> >Is this a known bug? Any known reason?
> >Thank you in advance for answers / bug fixing.
> >Christiane Olschewski

How long are the paths? If you have paths longer than 255 chars, then
it won't work.

> This might be strangely related to to an incomplete commit of a tree
> full of changes very recently.
> One file deep in the WC folder tree failed to commit and remained
> showing as changed even after all the other files committed
> successfully. It was a binary file (dll) that replaced an earlier
> version. To be sure it wasn't a TSVNCache issue I killed the cache.
> After the new cache instance had completed it trolling the file
> continued to show as changed. The file could not be committed either
> until I did an update and then it committed OK. The particular folder is
> one that is only ever changed when a new version of the vendor code is
> release and never produced by local compilation. I have no reason to
> consider that that folder alone was not fully up to date unless
> something similar to what is described above has occurred.
>
> Didn't have time to investigate further then, so your post above twigged
> my memory. (TSVN rev 4653)

Please try the Subversion CL client. TSVN uses the Subversion API for
all these features, so if TSVN fails here, it has to be Subversions
fault.

Stefan

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