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Re: failed to add file <snip> object of the same name already exists

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-09 19:50:56 CEST

"Andrew" <apenhorwood@kaleo.biz> writes:

> I am getting this error on checkout.
>
> failed to add file 'C:/Web/wwwroot/kaleo/images/KaleoAddress.gif': object of
> the same name already exists
>
> This file KaleoAddress.gif exist and so does KaleoAddress.png in the same
> directory.
>
> When this error happens the checkout process fails. I am unable to checkout
> anything in the images dir.

'svn checkout' will not overwrite unversioned files. It's a safety
feature.

Just allow 'svn checkout' to create a new directory for the whole
working copy.

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