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Re: Unable to make a tag using svn copy

From: Jim Higson <jh_at_333.org>
Date: 2006-05-18 14:33:27 CEST

On Friday 21 April 2006 15:54, Jacob Atzen wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 03:36:59PM +0100, Jim Higson wrote:
> > We're using subversion 1.2 on client and server over http.
> >
> > We have a repository set out in the usual trunc, branches and tags way.
> > Starting today, when I try to make a tag by running the command:
> >
> > svn cp trunc/drupal tags/1.5.0
> >
> > (we only put the drupal dir in our tags because the rest of the repo
> > contains stuff that doesn't get released to the main server)
> >
> > After churning the drives for a while we get this:
> >
> > svn: Working copy
> > 'tags/1.5.0c-murders/modules/massmailer/engines/phplist/phplist' is
> > missing or not locked
> >
> > (without the word wrap of course!)
> >
> > Now, I can't think of any reason why this folder would be any different
> > from any other in our repo. I've tried checking out a fresh working
> > copy and trying again, with the same results. svn status doestn't show
> > any ouput because nothing needs to be commited.
> >
> > Does anyone recognise this situation, and have any suggestions how we
> > can fix it and make our tag?
> I have no idea as to why you would get the error you're seing. One thing
> I'm wondering is how the output from svn references "1.5.0c-murders"
> while the copy command references "1.5.0".
> My suggestion would be to try doing a serverside copy, like:
> svn cp http://host/trunk http://host/tags/1.5.0

I know it's been a while, but we just tried this and it works like a charm!

Well, ok, not like a charm since charms don't work at all. What I'm trying
to say is it worked well!

Thanks for the help,

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