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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 10:23:51 +0100

Kevin Hennessy wrote:
>> Maybe some post-commit hook script failed?
>> Run update on your working copy, then try committing again.
>
> OK, I tried this and it failed. Now things look bad...
>
> When I update, I get,
>
> "Error: Failed to add directory 'C:\perk\research\polaritons': object of
> the same name already exists"
>
> and when I commit I get
>
> "Error: File already exists: filesystem '/svn/perk/db', transaction
> '9-1', path '/research/papers/jvst03' "
>
> What's worrying me is that all of the directories within research/ now
> do not have any TSVN icons. What does that mean? Is something really
> wrong with the repo?
> Man, when something goes wrong, why does it have to be on "research"
> instead of "stupid_stuff", "misc", or "porn" -- all those worked fine. :)

Do a fresh checkout, then export your original working copy over the
fresh checkout: if you have any local modifications, you can commit them
after the export.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-02-04 10:24:07 CET

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