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RE: svn: Can't copy 'sql/.svn/...

From: Stephan Herschel <Stephan.Herschel_at_biovertis.com>
Date: 2005-05-04 18:12:29 CEST

In the meantime I have thrown away the corrupted repository and returned to a version I backed up only a few days before. I'll be cautios with renaming files in the future :-)

thanks for helping,
stephan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2005@ryandesign.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 6:05 PM
> To: Stephan Herschel
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: svn: Can't copy 'sql/.svn/...
>
>
> On 29.04.2005, at 14:33, Stephan Herschel wrote:
>
> > I've got a small problem in subversion: after having renamed a file
> > and committed the changes, when I do an update I get
> following error:
> >
> > svn: Can't copy 'sql/.svn/text-base/bir_views.sql.svn-base' to
> > 'sql/.svn/tmp/text-base/bir_views.sql.svn-base.5.tmp': No
> such file or
> > directory
> >
> > The file's old name was bir_views.sql, foolishly I changed
> the name to
> > BIR_views.sql
> >
> > I'm not able to cirumvent this error. How can I repair this?
>
> The allegedly correct way to do what you wanted to do is
> described here:
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#case-change
>
> Unfortunately it does not describe how to get yourself out of the
> situation you find yourself in now...
>
> When we had a similar problem here, we trashed the messed-up working
> copy and pulled a new one. But if you have other changes in
> the working
> copy that may not be practical...
>
>

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