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RE: Re: Clean-up problem

From: Andreas Merkle <andreas.merkle_at_newtec.de>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 05:19:41 -0700 (PDT)

> Am 07.04.2011 13:38, schrieb Andreas Merkle:
> > Nicolas Goutte wrote:
> >>
> >> If a .svn directory is missing, then a clean-up cannot fix
> >> anything.
> >>
> >> The best is to move the offending sub-directory away and do a svn
> >> update, which will then checkout the sub-directory again.
> >
> > I moved the sub-directory away and tried to update. Now I got again
> > this error message: Working copy ‘C:\......’ locked Please execute
> > the ‘Cleanup’ command.
>
> To avoid confusion, please give us some explicit directory names,
> especially in which directory the .svn subdirectory is missing.

You can create a example to see the problem:

C:\TEMP\TEST
| a.txt
|
|---a
| | b.txt
| \---.svn
\---.svn

1. Create a local repository for this test.
2. Create the directories and files as shown above.
3. Import everything to the repository.
4. Delete the .svn in TEST\a\.svn
5. Now you have my situation.

> In general you should *not* move folders into or from your working copy
> manually. Please restore the previous situation as good as possible.
>

Don't say this to me ... say this to the development tool. ;-)

It is not the normal use case, that is right. But this situation can happen all the time and shall be healable with tortoisesvn all the time.

Thanks.

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