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Re: BUG: '\' is not a working copy [v1.6.5, Windows XP]

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 10:00:07 +0200

On 27.08.2009 03:40, Voronov, Yury (NIH/NLM) [C] wrote:
> Hello,
> It seems like I have a bug with TortoiseSVN 1.6.5 (last stable).
> So, what happens? I have Windows XP SP3 on my machine, and
> I have a working directory on my disk - C:\work. And I have
> a subst'ed drive W: => C:\work just for easier handling
> of my code.
> And I have edited two files,
> C:\work\include\dir\file.hpp and C:\work\src\dir\file.cpp
> (Or W:\include\dir\file.hpp and W:\src\dir\file.cpp, respectively)
> Now I try to commit my changes. I go to File Explorer and
> start Commit from the root directory W:\ After that a list
> of changed files with both files appears (it's OK), then
> I enter a comment and press OK. And the log screen comes
> showing an error "'\' is not a working copy" in red.
> However, if I start Commit from C:\work (which is actually
> exactly the same directory) everything works fine!
> So it seems to me that TortoiseSVN has problems with root
> directory as a tree root.
> BTW, same commits from svn command-line client both work fine.

Nope, the command line doesn't work either:

$svn commit C:\work\include\dir\file.hpp C:\work\src\dir\file.cpp -m ""
will fail the very same way.


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