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Re: Cannot commit files that I've renamed.

From: Phillip Susi <psusi_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: 2006-03-22 22:43:36 CET

I believe the problem is because you are using cygwin. Cygwin is a
nasty hack and causes problems like the one you are seeing, so if you
want to use tortoise you should get a mingw svn command line build, not
cygwin. It looks like the problem is that tortoise is using windows
style path names, and cygwin uses unix style path names. Instead of
doing the rename with tortoise, try doing it from the command line and
see if you can commit.

Alf Lacis wrote:
> Hi,
> I used Tortoise SVN to 'Tortoise Rename':
> move_long.c to srt_state_m.c, and
> move_long.h to srt_state_m.h
>
> I then used Subversion from a cygwin|bash command line to check in my
> eight subproject repository changes. Some output, snipped to show
> highlights, is shown below.
>
> alacis@AIS-PC95 /cygdrive/d/firmware
> $ ./svn_update.sh ; ./svn_commit.sh <<<< this commits eight
> subprojects
> + svn update
> At revision 2247.
> + cd libs_all
> + svn update
> <SNIP>
> Sending bcr.h
> Sending doxygen/Doxyfile
> Adding (bin) doxygen/help.chm
> Sending global.h
> Sending main.c
> Deleting move_long.c <<<< this was Tortoise Renamed
> to srt_state_m.c
> Deleting move_long.h <<<< this was Tortoise Renamed
> to srt_state_m.h
> Sending parser_body_local.i
> Sending parser_head_local.h
> Sending parser_table_local.i
> Sending srt.hwp
> Adding srt_state_m.c <<<< commit failed on
> this file.
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Couldn't determine absolute path of 'D:/CompanyData/ProjDev/svn/PSPS'
> alacis@AIS-PC95 /cygdrive/d/firmware
> $
>
> I could only fix this by 'Tortoise Revert' on these two files, then
> 'Tortoise Deleting' them, and 'Tortoise Add'ing them.
>
> Then doing a Subversion commit worked OK.
>
> Should the original 'Tortoise Rename' have worked?
> What should I do in the future?
>
>

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Received on Wed Mar 22 22:44:18 2006

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