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RE: Re: 'svn cleanup' no workie

From: Peter Yamamoto <yamamotop_at_page44.com>
Date: 2006-03-14 18:33:34 CET

I've bulldozer-ing for four days now trying to populate a server
(Windows XP Pro, dav-svn, svn 1.3, xp pro client, tortoise [and cmd line
as well]).

The can't copy from .svn/tmp/[usually entries] to .svn is one of the
repeated problems I have run into.

Note that this in particular repeatedly happed when trying to merge a
transaction that consisted entirely of add's [from a vendor branch to a
trunk workspace].

Very frustrating.
Peter

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Hipp [mailto:Michael@Hipp.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 6:08 AM
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: 'svn cleanup' no workie

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>
> Did something special recently happen with tables.cmd? Was it just
> added, or deleted, or moved to or from where it is now?
>
> Alternately, is there a case sensitivity issue-do you have for example

> both tables.cmd and TABLES.CMD?

System A edited tables.cmd which had otherwise gone unchanged for quite
some time, committed it and then this lock/cleanup problem arose on
System B when I tried to update. I've checked both machines and there is
no sign of anything other than a pure lowercase tables.cmd.

I found a number of articles blaming this sort of problem on case
insensitivity, but I can find no evidence for it here. And the stated
solutions for same were no help.

Alas, to get around the problem I removed a number of large things from
the repo (I'll add them back later sans history) so I could destroy my
working copy and re-checkout. That seemed to be the only way I could get
back working again from a 24 kbps dial-up.

But this has shaken my confidence in svn as my working copy was useless
and the bulldozer method of fixing it is inelegant and often infeasible.

Thanks,
Michael

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