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Re: Did I Just Trash My Repository?

From: A. Alfred Ayache <alfred_at_lastbyte.ca>
Date: 2006-12-26 23:49:04 CET

Brilliant suggestion, Peter. And the only thing to come out were two empty
directories: branches and tags. :(

Am I boned? ( <-- Futurama fan )

A. Alfred Ayache
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Peter McNab wrote:
> A. Alfred Ayache wrote:
>> I was adding a directory to my working copy. Playing around with one
>> way of adding some functionality, vs another. I had "added" the
>> directory and some of the files to the repo, but not committed them.
>>
>> Then I decided to delete them and start over. Same directory name,
>> but not added.
>>
>> Then I tried browsing the repo using the TSVN browser. I found an
>> unnamed directory just under trunk. I tried exploring it, but there
>> was nothing inside. So I deleted it. (That was probably not the
>> right thing to do.)
>>
>> Now I can't add the new directory to the repo, and I can't update my
>> WC. I keep getting "Working copy locked" and "Please execute the
>> "Cleanup" command." And when I run Clean Up, I get that the new
>> directory is not a working copy directory.
>>
>> I hope there's some way to fix this...
>>
>> I have a more or less usable copy of the project. And I have another
>> copy offsite, with another developer.
>>
>> Thanks for your help,
> You should be able to do a fresh "Checkout" to another location and see
> what the current situation is in the repository.
> It's a much safer option to make changes locally to an up to date
> working copy (WC) and commit then rather than using the repo browser,
> because then your WC cannot be committed until you do a fresh update.
> Just be aware too that file and folder names are case sensitive in the
> repository but not on your Windows box.
>
> Peter
>
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