# Re: Svn checkout failure with ToroiseSVN 1.6.12

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 22:16:54 +0100

On 04.11.2011 22:01, David Gersic wrote:
> I know, it's not the latest version, but for various reasons I'm not ready for Subversion 1.7 yet.
>
> I have a repo with a project in it that I've been working on for some time now, primarily using the Linux svn command line client (v.1.4.0), but that I have previously been able to checkout using TortoiseSVN. I recently tried too update from the repo, and got an error (no, I didn't think to record the error at the time). Since this particular working copy is only ever read from the repo, I thought I'd just delete the working copy and check it out again. During checkout, now I get an error message from TortoiseSVN:
>
> Error In directory 'C:\Svn\ZaccariaFreePlay\Soccer Kings\Hacks'
> Error Can't open file 'C:\Svn\ZaccariaFreePlay\Soccer
> Error Kings\Hacks\.svn\tmp\text-base\SOCCER.IC1.svn-base': The system cannot find the
> Error file specified.
>
> Screenshot:
>
> http://www.staff.niu.edu/~a02dag1/public/svn-error.png
>
> This does not appear to be a problem with the repo, because I can checkout, update, commit, log, status, etc. against the repo with the command line client on my linux machines.
>
> Searching the TortoiseSVN bugs database and release history didn't yield anything that looks even close to this, and Google didn't turn up anything likely either.
>
> How can I help figure out what's causing this, and how to fix it?

best guess:
http://tortoisesvn.net/faq.html#cantmove

Stefan

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