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Re: Subversion 1.2.3 fails during large add with: svn: '...../.svn' is not a directory

From: Dave McCaldon <davem_at_intersystems.com>
Date: 2005-09-21 13:53:33 CEST

Thanks, that was it!

On Sep 21, 2005, at 6:19 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Sep 21, 2005, at 04:38, Dave McCaldon wrote:
>> Trying to add Xerces 2.7.0 downloaded from here [xml.apache.org]
>> and I get the following error when it gets about half way through
>> the add (around 2000 files of 4800 or so):
>> A xerces-c-src_2_7_0/doc/html/releases_plan.html
>> subversion/libsvn_wc/adm_files.c:837: (apr_err=20)
>> svn: 'xerces-c-src_2_7_0/doc/html/resources/.svn' is not a directory
> Confirmed. The problem is that the xerces distribution contains a
> *file* called ".svn" at doc/html/resources/.svn and Subversion
> can't deal with that because it needs to create a *directory*
> called ".svn" there. Delete the .svn file there before adding the
> xerces directory, and tell the xerces folks not to put such silly
> files in their distribution. :-)

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