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Re: Updating root external files results in an error message

From: Maciej Jaros <maciej_at_mol.com.pl>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:35:00 +0200

Stefan Küng (2012-08-27 19:58):
> 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?

I was updating the whole bundle. Haven't tried that before, but it does
work when external files separately.

I guess that might be OK for some but I have many files in some of the
BTW. Is there some way to include all files from root to the root with a
given pattern? Maybe that would work better.

> 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.

URL seem to be fine. Here is a screenshot:



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