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Re: svn:ignore "Out of date"

From: Marc Haisenko <haisenko_at_webport.de>
Date: 2005-02-07 10:10:12 CET

On Friday 04 February 2005 22:28, Simon Large wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
> > Marilyn Davis wrote:
> >> [root@al doorman]# svn commit -m 'svn propset svn:ignore -F
> >> ./.ignore .' Sending .
> >> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> >> svn: Out of date: '/doorman/trunk' in transaction '102-1'
> >> [root@al doorman]#
> >
> > The directory is not at the latest revision, hence you cannot commit
> > changes to it.
> > Simply "svn update".
> This question seems to come up time and again, which suggests that the
> error message is not as helpful as it might be. Once you know what it
> means then of course it is very obvious, but the first time evidently it
> is not.

Yes, it would be better if it would be:

svn: Out of date: '/doorman/trunk' in transaction '102-1'
svn: Try "svn update" and then commit again.

Or something like that...

Marc Haisenko
Webport IT-Services GmbH
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