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Subversion/TortoiseSVN folder/directory delete problem

From: Arthur Penn <APenn_at_quilogy.com>
Date: 2004-03-24 15:58:26 CET

Hello all,


Can anyone help me delete a folder I mistakenly imported into a
repository? I have tried the following things:


1) In Windows Explorer, navigated to the working copy and
right-clicked the folder to delete. Chose the TortoiseSVN context menu
and delete. Then clicked 'Commit' on the parent folder. This results in
a dialog box labeled "SVN Commit... Finished! Finished" with no actions
in the text area, and the delete is not committed (the parent folder in
my working copy still shows a 'Commit' option and the folder is not


2) Gone to the command prompt, and issued 'svn delete foldername'.
This results in:

D bin\Debug\test.exe

D bin\Debug\test.pdb

D bin\Debug\referencedlib.dll

D bin\Debug

D bin


            Then, I issue 'svn commit', and get the following error:


svn: Commit failed (details follow):

svn: Could not use external editor to fetch log message; consider
setting the $S

VN_EDITOR environment variable or using the --message (-m) or --file
(-F) option


svn: None of the environment variables SVN_EDITOR, VISUAL or EDITOR is
set, and

no 'editor-cmd' run-time configuration option was found


I am using TortoiseSVN version 1.0.2 and the server is running
Subversion 1.0.0 for Win32. Thanks!



Received on Wed Mar 24 15:58:28 2004

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