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Re: Error while checking out: help please

From: Hendrik Maryns <hendrik_maryns_at_despammed.com>
Date: 2005-11-22 16:36:38 CET

Gale, David uitte de volgende tekst op 22/11/2005 13:46:
> Hendrik Maryns wrote:
>>I finally found a way to acces my repository from a remote computer,
>>by first invoking svnserve -d via ssh, and then just with the svn://
>>protocol (somehow, svn+ssh:// does not seem to work, I followed all
>>possible instructions, edited the conf file... keep on getting
>>Now, when I want to check out, it works fine until about halfway,
>>where I get the following error:
>>svn: In directory
>>'MSO\doc\de\uni_tuebingen\sfb\macke\formulas\class-use' svn: Can't
>>copy 'MSO\doc\de\uni_tuebingen\sfb\macke\formulas\class-use\.svn\tmp\
>>text-base\ForAll.html.svn-base' to
>>class-use\ForAll.html.tmp': Het systeem kan het opgegeven bestand niet
>>(The last part means: the system can't find the given file)
>>What is going wrong here?
>>On the computer where the rep is, I have no problem using it (with
>>Subclipse) with the file:// protocol. I know there are uncommited
>>changes there, but that should not be the problem, right?
> Sounds like the typical (rather unhelpful) error message you get when
> trying to check out multiple files whose name differs only in case onto
> a computer which is case-insensitive as far as file names go (most
> probably, Windows). Check to see if the repository has a forall.html,
> FORALL.HTML, ForAll.HTML, etc. file. You'll need to remove/rename the
> conflicting files.
> (This arises because Linux/Unix/most operating systems can tell the
> difference between upper and lower case letters, so the files are
> clearly different; however, Windows can't, and so it thinks the files
> are the same, and puts one file on top of another. After moving the
> first .tmp file out to the working copy, it removes it; when it tries to
> move it again, it throws the error you saw...)

Indeed this was the problem: I checked out on Windows from a Linux box.
  In my class files there were no conflicts, but there was some Javadoc
file that still had the old name...


Hendrik Maryns
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