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Re: unable to bump revision

From: David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-06-30 18:00:06 CEST

Not that I am against Tortoise, but I wonder if you could use the svn
command line client to see what information you're getting? Do a "svn
checkout", see what version is checked out, do a comparison against
the files you have under Tortoise, make a minor in a file change in
the working copy you checked out using the Subversion command line
client, and commit.

Are you still getting an error?

Are you using bdb or fsfs as your repository database format? Sounds
like you're using bdb (it's what is used by default). It also sounds
like you manually removed a file that the bdb was using to track who
has access to the database. Only a single user at a time should be
committing changes into Subversion, and the lock file ensures that.

Fortunately, bdb logs its transactions. Try the "svnadmin list-dblogs"
command to see what the current bdb logfiles are and take a look at
them. Are there any error messages?

Also try the "svnadmin recover" command to see if you can recover from
your database errors.

On 6/30/05, Clint Chapman <clint@luminosindustries.com> wrote:
> I'm having some problems trying to rename a directory.
> Initially I was having a problem with it saying access was denied to the
> db/write-lock file. I deleted the write-lock file and renamed through
> TortoiseSVN and that seemed to work fine. I also changed some files in
> the newly created directory before I committed the rename itself (not a
> good idea but it should work none-the-less right?).
> Then when I tried to commit the new directory, it said the commit
> succeeded but it was unable to bump the revision. Unfortunately, I
> don't have the complete error message (is there a log somewhere?). Now
> when I try to commit the changes inside the newly renamed directory, I
> get errors that say "'new directory/directory' does not exist in the
> repository". However, when I browse the repository with TortoiseSVN,
> the directory is there - I can even check it out fine.
> I tried checking out the directory and copying the changes over from my
> old working copy to the new but I still get the same error when I try to
> commit.
> I'm using svn 1.2.0. Any ideas? Where do I start?
> Thanks in advance,
> Clint
> --
> Clint Chapman
> Luminos Industries Ltd.
> Phone: 613-225-7661
> www.luminosindustries.com
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