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Re: Something awry in working copy...

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-28 16:29:23 CEST

> I've occasionally had something hose a .../.svn/tmp folder (I usually
> blame the virus scanner or indexing service, since I'm on Windows).
> Usually all I need to do to get the working copy up and running again is
> to recreate that folder and then do an 'svn cleanup' and 'svn update'
> (because it's usually during an update that it happens).
> Why, pray tell, can't the 'svn cleanup' or 'svn update' commands
> automatically recreate the 'tmp' folder themselves if it doesn't exist?
> The folders are usually empty anyway, so it doesn't really seem like a
> critical failure.

It's an integrity failure and thereby a failure of the worst kind in a VCS...

Sorry, but svn cleanup and update won't be made to 'just create' the
directory. The error is there to tell you your working copy has been
severely damaged and should be replaced by a new checkout.



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