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Directory move problems

From: Patrick Heinemann <heinemann_at_informatik.uni-tuebingen.de>
Date: 2004-11-24 11:43:58 CET

Hi,

unfortunately my first posting didn't show up on the list, so I try again:

On Wednesday 17 November 2004 15:56, Patrick Heinemann wrote:
> Hi everybody,
>
> we're new to subversion since several weeks, so please be patient, if
> things go wrong by our lack of experience with svn. :-)
>
> History and Setup:
> We started using subversion with porting our development project from cvs
> to svn with cvs2svn.
> I then move around some directories to get a structure of two projects in
> the same repository like this:
>
> /svnrepository/
> RoboCupNew/
> trunk
> branches
> tags
> RoboCupOld/
> trunk
> branches
> tags
>
> Subversion version is 1.0.6 compiled for and used on RedHat9.0 (we used the
> .rpms of David Summers).
> svnserve is started as: svnserve -d -r /svnrepository/RoboCupNew/
> (I already noticed that the trailing / could be a problem)
>
> Yesterday I tried to change the directory layout in the main directory:
> svn checkout svn://svnserver/trunk source
> cd source
> svn move GUI/ gui
> svn commit
> After I wrote the log message commit starts but aborts with an error:
> Path /vn:/svnserver/trunk/GUI does not exist...
> Unfortunately I didn't save the exact error message, but I am pretty sure
> with the beginning of the path, as I think this was somehow scrambled by
> svn. I think it should be svn://svnserver/trunk/GUI...
>
> I tried to work directly on the repository using:
> svn move svn://svnserver/trunk/GUI svn://svnserver/trunk/gui
> but this didn't work, too.
> Finally I changed the svnserve process to:
> svnserve -d
> And used:
> svn move svn://svnserver/svnrepository/RoboCupNew/trunk/GUI
> svn://svnserver/svnrepository/RoboCupNew/trunk/gui
> and it worked.
>
> What was wrong with the first tries???
>
> Please help!
> Patrick Heinemann

Patrick Heinemann

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