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Re: Checkout Error on fresh checkout

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-08 17:41:01 CET

Mitch Christow wrote:
> Hi there,
> I have recently installed subversion on a windows XP (SP2) computer and
> use the software in local mode, meaning the repository is on the local
> file system. Recently I erased my entire working directory and attempted
> to perform a clean checkout. I received the following error message:
> Error: Can't move 'C:\Projects\SJM\.svn\tmp\entries' to
> Error: 'C:\Projects\SJM\.svn\entries': Cannot create a file when that
> file already
> Error: exists.

This looks like you have two folders in your repository with names
differing only in case (e.g. folder and FOLDER). Windows can't handle
that and therefore you'll get an error.


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