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Re: svn commit failure

From: Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 08:04:21 +0200

Kruse Otto-MGI1929 wrote:
> Hi,
> My group has been running Tortoise SVN for version control of
> our code for many years (I know it is an old version). We have had a
> few minor issues that we worked out by looking at the documentation, but
> currently we have a puzzler we are stuck on.
> We created a branch/tag of our code at revision 2187 and called it
> IPTVHAL_010201. We switched our working view to that tag, made our
> changes, and then attempted to svn commit them to the archives. When we
> do this we get the message:
> Error Commit failed (details follow):
> Error Can't open file
> 'I:\subversion\sb\transactions\2372-1.txn\node.402.k*': The filename,
> directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
> (where * in the string above is actually a square symbol)
> Note that we have made branches in this manner numerous times in the
> history of our program and have not experienced this problem before.
> Scanning the manuals, FAQs, and internet we have not found a solution.
> Please help, any clue would be appreciated.

Are you accessing your repository via file:/// ?
If yes, then you must first use the svnadmin tool (part of the official
svn client) and dump your repository, then load it with the new version
(i.e., you must upgrade your repository to the latest format that svn
clients 1.5 use).


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Received on 2008-07-30 08:04:43 CEST

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