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Re: "svn: Invalid change ordering: new node revision ID without delete"

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-31 15:16:04 CET

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>
>> Run "svnadmin verify" to check your repository is healthy.
>>
>> If it is, then the problem is that your working copy is seriously
>> screwed up. Check out another WC, reproduce the changes there, and
>> delete the old one.
>
> Thanks, that's what I did and it worked. Would it be possible to
> enhance the error message somewhat to 1) contain a bit more detail
> about which 'node' is the offending one and 2) generally express
> the problem in the user's vocabulary, not the subversion developer's ?

Take it as a lesson of "If you manually play with the contents of .svn,
things may break".

If it was reproducable without going to such extremes, it would be worth
fixing.

Max.

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