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Re: Committing SVN rename

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 08:27:12 +0200

Arnold Reinders wrote:
>> Arnold Reinders wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Using windows XP, Version: 1.6.2 (16344).
>>> I did an SVN rename. During commit I got an error:
>>> Command: Commit
>>> Error: Working copy 'D:\home\[Projects]\Delphi' locked
>>> Error: Please execute the 'Cleanup' command.
>>> Finished!:
>>> Doing a cleanup I got:
>>> Cleanup failed to process the following paths:
>>> - D:\home\[Projects]\Delphi
>>> Error processing command 'modify-entry' in 'D:\home\[Projects]\Delphi'
>>> Error modifying entry for 'EM'
>>> 'EM' not under version control
>>> Trying to remove the lock reported by commit, Release Lock:
>>> Release Lock (of Delphi)
>>> no locks are found
>>> I tried this several times to no avail.
>>> Anyone got a suggestion?
>> * Does the rename show up in the commit dialog as a delete of the old
>> name and an add of the new name? If not, the rename didn't work properly.
> Only the new directory shows up, not the deleted one

In that case, the rename wasn't done properly.
How did you do the rename? Did you have any files open in another
application inside the folder you renamed?

>> * do you commit *both* the deleted and the added item in the same commit?
> I commit the whole projectdirectory that includes the renamed and deleted directory.
> If the rename did not work correctly can that be corrected?

a fresh checkout of the parent folder might help. But without knowing
why the rename didn't work properly it's hard to say.


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