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Re: Files not being added to SVN?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 May 2010 08:30:08 +0200

On 13.05.2010 05:14, Andrew Cushen wrote:
> Hello-
> I am experiencing an odd behavior, and am not sure whether it is
> "operator error". I am using VisualSVN 1.7.7 and TortoiseSVN 1.6.8 on
> Windows Vista 32bit with VS 2008. Upon adding a project to SVN via
> VisualSVN, I then made some changes and committed them successfully.
> At that point, I (mistakenly) created a "tags" folder inside the
> trunk folder, and created a Tag inside the tags folder. Realizing
> that I wanted the tags folder at the same folder level as the trunk,
> I went into the RepoBrowser and moved the folder there. After
> continuing to commit changes, I attempted to create a branch, only to
> be told I had local modifications in my working folder. This seemed
> odd, as I had just committed everything and Updated my working copy.
> Upon checking with TortoiseSVN in Windows Explorer--where I noted the
> icon overlays were missing--I was informed the Solution file (*.sln)
> was New to the trunk. This seemed odd, as the Solution file was
> created years ago, way before I added the file to SVN today. I went
> ahead and Added it in TortoiseSVN, Updated, and tried again to create
> the branch with the same result. I then checked, and TortoiseSVN now
> reports that "svn:ignore" has been modified, which truly seems
> strange.
> I am now thoroughly confused, and would like some help getting to the
> point where I can create a branch off the trunk that will include the
> same changes as the tag I created; to my thinking, the trunk and tag
> should be the same at this point. I suspect I have done something
> wrong, but am not sure what, other than the previously-noted creation
> of the "tags" folder in the wrong place; however, I thought I
> understood that moving it in the RepoBrowser would fix that problem.

use the repository browser to check what exactly was done in the
repository. Compare it to the layout in your working copy.
The log dialog also can give you the information on how you moved your
files around.


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