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Re: Corrupt repository, or just incorrect usage.

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-03-20 14:03:05 CET

Hi!

Well, I think you may not be in a state as serious as you think. From what
you describe, I think you suffer from what is described in the Subversion Book
section "Limitations of mixed revisions"
(http://svnbook.red-bean.com/book/book.html#svn-ch-2-sect-3.4): you cannot commit directory structure changes to
directories which are not the HEAD revision.

HTH,

Erik.

> I think I may have corrupted my repository, and would like to get it
> fixed. Here is the situation.
>
> I wanted to make a branch. My project files were all in the root of the
> repository, so I made a directory called main (svn mkdir), and then did
> a svn mv on all of the files into the directory.
>
> I then noticed that my directories were still outside of the main
> directory. I looked in them and saw that they were empty. So I did an
> svn rm on one of the directories (src). It didn't seem to remove it so I
> ignored it.
>
> Then I did an svn commit and it seemed to do the commit but I got this
> error at the end:
>
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Out of date: '/main/src' in transaction 'j'
> svn: Your commit message was left in a temporary file:
> svn: '/home/jlm/code/gtkbonus/svn-commit.tmp'

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