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Re: Subversion conflating paths.

From: FG <fgatwork_at_verizon.net>
Date: 2006-01-17 06:58:46 CET

Tess Snider wrote:
> I'm posting here first, because this appears to be a subversion
> problem, rather than a Tortoise problem. Specifically, one of our
> artists came to me complaining that Subversion was telling him that a
> file he was attempting to commit already existed. I decided to go see
> what was going on (whether it was ye olde capitalization error, or
> some other problem). What I found was fairly baffling.
> Specifically, the file that Subversion is complaining is already there
> is NOT, in fact, the file he is attempting to commit. It has the same
> name, but it's in a different part of the file tree.
> Here is a screenshot, demonstrating the problem:
> http://lilly.csoft.net/~malkyne/images/subversion/screencap.jpg
> As you can see, the file it is attempting to send is NOT the same file
> it is complaining about.
> This is pretty nuts. Does anyone have any idea why this might be happening?
> Tess
Was an svn switch run on any of his directories?? Take a look at the
directories containing the files he is trying to commit. You should be
able to see the repository folder assigned by looking in the Repository


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