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Re: something wrong with commit -- I don't want to screw this up

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 08:40:53 +0100

Kevin Hennessy wrote:
> Hi, newbie TSVN here,
>
> I am commiting a large working copy from my local drive to an svn repo
> also on my local drive via svnserve. Think of this as an import
> (perhaps I should have used Import, but I did not).
>
> The commit failed, but I don't recall the exact error message (sorry).

If you're using a nightly build, go to the settings dialog->saved data,
then click on "show" in the "action log" section. This will bring up a
log of previous commands and you can see the error message there.

> The state of the working copy is that most folders are up to date (green
> check), but some have only add icons on them. When I do a commit to put
> these folders in the repo, I get an error saying "File alread exists".
> I don't think the contents of these directories are in the repo because
> by size the repo is a few gigs smaller than I would expect.
>
> Something clearly went wrong so that the states of the repo and working
> copy are not in sync.
> Any ideas on what went wrong or how to correct this?

Maybe some post-commit hook script failed?
Run update on your working copy, then try committing again.

Stefan

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