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Re: Moving repo from old PC to new PC?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-07-26 00:50:24 CEST

On 25/07/07, Gilles Ganault <gilles.ganault@bigfoot.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm not sure what I should do to achieve this, so I figured I should ask
> before doing something wrong.
>
> I'm using TortoiseSVN as a a one-man SCM, ie. directly hitting the hard
> disk instead of talking to a Subversion server.I partionned the new
> hard-disk exactly like the old one, right down to the drive letter and the
> path to where the old repository lived, and copied the repo/ directory in
> there.
>
> 1. But after installing TortoiseSVN, rebooting, right-clicking on a
> directory where some source code lives and is under source-control, and
> choosing "SVN Commit", the "Enter Log Message" pops up.
>
> Under D:\Documents\repo\, I can see the system directories conf/, db/,
> hooks/, and locks/.
>
> 2. If I click on OK anyway, TSVN says:
>
> "Error: Commit failed (details follow):
> Error: Can't create directory
> 'D:\Documents\repo\db\transactions\58-1.txn': The system cannot find
> the path specified.
>
> => No trace of repo\db\transactions\ . Where did it go? What should I do to
> put things back
> like they were on the old PC?

You have just sent the same message to the TortoiseSVN users list again.

Another thought - did you use XCOPY or a zip program to copy the
structure? Sometimes those programs do not copy empty directories.

Simon

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