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Re: Recovering from a checked-in .svn directory

From: Tobias Ringström <tobias_at_ringstrom.mine.nu>
Date: 2004-02-23 16:05:51 CET

Wadsworth, Eric (Contractor) wrote:

>A developer accidentally checked in a .svn subdirectory. This seems to have
>messed up our subversion repository (svn version 0.33.0 server, 0.33.1
>clients). I did a dump, and looked at the contents with vi, but it showed me
>just binary gibberish. Help?
Have you tried to remove the offending file using an URL, as in "svn rm
http://host/path/.svn". You can probably use svndumpfilter to remove it
from older revisions as well if you want to.

How did he manage to check in a .svn directory? Did he do it using the
svn client or something else?


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