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Re: error message "yet its child"

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-03-29 23:56:48 CEST

On Fri, 2004-03-26 at 13:27, Geoffrey G Plitt wrote:
> [FORGIVE IF DUPLICATE]
>
> I got an error message saying something LIKE
> "error commiting: [some-dir] is unversioned, yet its child is a member of
> the repository".

This error message happens at libsvn_client/commit_util.c:685.

> What I did to get the message: I recursively added a large dir (1gb of
> data files inside) and did a commit of all of it. This failed. Then I
> again added stuff and commited, and got this error message.

This is a verbal description, impossible for us to understand what's
going on. We need real transcripts. What does "again added stuff and
committed" mean? If the commit failed, wasn't the stuff still scheduled
for addition?

> I apologize, but TortoiseSVN cut most of the message off, so I'm not sure
> of the exact wording. However, "yet its child" was definitely in there.

We can't help with TortoiseSVN here; we need transcripts of the
commandline client in action. See if you can reproduce with that tool.

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