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Re: Updating root external files results in an error message

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:58:35 +0200

On 27.08.2012 12:44, Maciej Jaros wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm using externals rather intensively in one of my projects. I thought
> it would be nice to have a single trunk and serveral bundles that are
> constructed using externals. And so for different flavors (editions) of
> the project I import different files and folders from different parts of
> the tree (different main configuration file and favicon for development
> and release, different folder with default filesetc).
> It all works fine except for the files that are in the root folder of my
> bundles.
> When I update "external" files I get several messages like:
> External D:\checkout-root\index.php
> External failed D:\checkout-root\index.php
> Failure opening '/main/trunk/index.php/index.php'
> My local path is: index.php
> The URL is: ^/main/trunk/index.php
> The update does fail, but commit and checkout works fine. Update also
> doesn't work if I remove all root files -the files are restored, BUT to
> previous version (to first checkout version to be more exact).
> It's a 2 GB project. Re-checkout is not the most pleasant thing to do ;-).

Are you updating the external files separately?
Does it work if you update from the root?

right-click on the external file that fails, choose "properties" in the
explorer context menu (*not* the TSVN submenu). Then go to the
"Subversion" tab and check the url and the switch state.


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Received on 2012-08-27 19:58:45 CEST

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