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Re: Out of date message when trying to create a tag from a working copy

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-07 09:52:51 CEST

Brendan Kay wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am using Subversion 1.0.5 and I am having trouble creating a tag from a
> particular working copy. My working copy includes a complete update (of
> all
> items and sub-directories) at revision 3795 and also selected updates of
> individual files at newer revisions.
>
> For example, I have downloaded an update to a file called Velement.cpp at
> revision 3876.
>
> This mix of revisions has been used to create a QA build and now I want to
> create a tag in the repository of the current state of my working copy.
>
> When I try using svn copy to create the tag I get the following error:
>
> C:\svn\project>svn copy . svn://svn/project/tags/build_20040902 -m "QA
> Build
> - September 2, 2004"
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Out of date: '/project/tags/build_20040902/Source/Velement.cpp' in
> transaction '370'
>
> I am not quite sure why it thinks Velement cannot be committed to the new
> copy.
>
> I have searched the mailing list archive and I could not see a similar
> error
> (I apologise if I missed it).
>
> Has anyone had a similar problem? What do you need to do to create a tag
> of
> a working copy where individual items have been updated?

Strange. I messed around creating some mixed-revision working copies and
tagging them, and that worked fine.

I suggest re-posting the problem to dev@, but rephrased as "how can I debug
this?".

Max.

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