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RE: Updating a WC in the post-commit failed

From: Giulio Troccoli <Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 14:04:16 +0000

Sorry, meant to send it users_at_subversion.org.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Giulio Troccoli [mailto:Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com]
> Sent: 30 October 2008 12:44
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Updating a WC in the post-commit failed
>
> In my company we use Subversion for our source code. To help developers
> and testers I have written some wrappers around SVN and the hooks of
> course. I then decided to use Subversion for version them. It make sense
> to me as I have a history of what I have done and I can always go back to
> a previous "version" of any script.
>
> To make things easier for me I have decided to keep a WC on the SVN Server
> and then use sym-links for the hooks. This works perfectly as I always use
> absolute paths in the hooks.
>
> One day I decided that I wanted any changes I made to the wrappers and the
> hooks to be immediately live, so I change the post-commit hook for the
> repository I used for them to do an update of the WC.
>
> This has been working fine for months but now I get the following error
> every time I commit something, and the update is not performed. However I
> can cd into the WC and do an update manually just fine.
>
> Authentication realm: <http://ln1sub01:80> Subversion Production
> Repository for System Utilities
> Password for 'svn_gt':
> Sending pre-lock
> Sending pre-unlock
> Transmitting file data ..svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: MERGE request failed on '/svn-util/trunk/hooks/svn'
> svn: The MERGE request returned invalid XML in the response: XML parse
> error at line 10: not well-formed (invalid token) (/svn-
> util/trunk/hooks/svn)
>
> I'm using SVN 1.4.6 both for client and server (I actually work on the
> same machine, although not on the same WC), the Server is a RHEL4 and I
> serve the repository with Apache 2.0.
>
> Can anybody help in explaining what is going on? The only thing I really
> change recently is that I created a trunk directory (and branches too), so
> I deleted the WC and recreated it checking out trunk rather than the root
> of the repository.
>
> Thanks
>
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