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Re: Working Copy Path Error

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-08-16 19:22:13 CEST

On 8/15/06, Rob Wilkerson <r.d.wilkerson@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm completely stuck. I checked out the contents of a repository and
> proceeded to manipulate the files and directories (moves, deletes,
> etc.). I've now commited almost all of the changes, but I have two
> errors that I can't figure out how to get around:
> 1. In an attempt to "fix" an error I was receiving earlier on a
> particular directoy, I simply deleted that directory on the file
> system since I had made no changes to it since the last commit. The
> intent, then, was to updated the parent to get the latest from the
> repository. When I try to do that, though, I get a message that
> "Working copy path 'mod/foo.php' does not exist in the repository.
> Being the curious guy that I am, I browsed to the repository
> and...sure enough...there it was. It's there, so what can be causing
> that message?
> 2. I modified a different file and need to commit it. When I do so,
> however, I get this error: Entry for 'path/to/my/file' is marked as
> 'copied' but is not itself scheduled for addition. Perhaps you're
> committing a target that is inside an unversioned directory? I'm not.
> Everything is updated and unchanged.
> I've tried these actions in TortoiseSVN and from the Cygwin and DOS
> command lines. Is there any way out of this?

It's rather difficult to say without more exact descriptions of your problem.

Could you please try to provide a script of commands we could run to
reproduce the issue you're seeing? It's much easier if we can see the
problem locally than if we have to go back and forth over email.

Failing that, if you could provide some more information about the
problem (the exact output you get when the problem occurs, svn status
output on the directories you're working with, etc) it would be


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