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Re: If the "svn:eywords URL Author Date Rev Id" property is set on a file, and the file is open when a commit is attempted, TortoiseSVN will get "stuck" when it tries to copy back the modified file over the original (still open) file.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-06 17:15:23 CET

Eric Lee wrote:

> One issue that I keep running into is that I like to commit fairly
> regularly, and I often have 1 or 2 files still open.
> What happens is that TortoiseSVN (ver 1.4.0 build 7501) will report an
> error when it tries to copy the file with updated keywords back over the
> original file.
> After that point neither a commit or update will work, a commit gives
> an error message of:
> Error: Commit failed (details follow):
> Error: Out of date: 'filename.vdx' in transaction '422-1'
> Error: You have to update your working copy first.
> While an update gives an error of:
> Error: Failed to add file 'filename.vdx': object of the same
> name already exists
> To fix this I have to delete the file and update, or do some other
> editing like that (i.e. change the filename in the repository, etc).
> Is it possible to have TortoiseSVN open a dialog box saying something like
> "Warning:The following files need be be closed to finish this
> commit operation:
> File1.xls
> File2.doc
> etc."
> And then retry after the user closes the warning dialog?

You have to report this on the Subversion mailing list, since TSVN can't
do anything about this on its own - it's the responsibility of the
Subversion library.


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Received on Mon Nov 6 17:15:36 2006

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