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Un-removing a directory

From: Dave Salmon <dsalmon_at_Equilibrium.com>
Date: 2004-06-02 05:14:09 CEST


I'm new to subversion, and I have removed a directory (and committed the
Now, I'd like to get it back. The log shows:

r64 | dsalmon | 2004-06-01 17:36:03 -0700 (Tue, 01 Jun 2004) | 1 line
Changed paths:
   D \dcsTest\testDir

So, from reading the docs the obvious thing is

svn copy -r 63 http:/server-path/dcsTest/testDir testDir

Where I am at dcsTest in my WC.

However, all I get is

svn: Working copy '.' locked
svn: run 'svn cleanup' to remove locks (type 'svn help cleanup' for

The directory testDir is created, and has a .svn folder. However, theres
no file in it.

If I svn copy -r 63 http:/server-path/dcsTest/testDir tmp

Then it works properly, and creates the tmp directory with the files in

Any ideas?

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