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Re: svn cleanup: Can't open file '.../KILLME': The file exists

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2004-03-04 15:59:54 CET

"Garrett, Benjamin D" <benjamin.d.garrett@lmco.com> writes:

> C:\svnWC>svn cleanup
> svn: In directory 'trunk/src/com/lmco/ogc/filter'
> svn: Error processing command 'committed' in 'trunk/src/com/lmco/ogc/filter'
> svn: Can't open file 'trunk/src/com/lmco/ogc/filter/.svn/KILLME': The file
> exists.

That's a Subversion bug, I have a patch to fix svn_wc_cleanup. I
think the safest way to recover is to manually remove the directory
containing .svn/KILLME ("filter"), then run cleanup, and then update
the parent directory ("ogc") to the revision that deleted the KILLME

Philip Martin
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Received on Thu Mar 4 15:58:52 2004

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