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Re: Problem merging a copy

From: Luigi Paioro <luigi_at_lambrate.inaf.it>
Date: 2006-09-25 16:37:40 CEST

Wow! Thanks! This was the problem: a new file!

Thank you very much!


Wim Coenen wrote:
> 2006/9/25, Luigi Paioro <luigi@lambrate.inaf.it>:
>> Hello.
>> I've got a project, suppose named PrjA, versioned with Svn within a
>> proper repository. In another Svn repository, I've another project
>> named, suppose, PrjB. Within a directory of PrjA I've copied a past
>> version of PrjA (no external link, just a copy), in order to create a
>> separated branch. Such branch now has some functions which are obsolete
>> and need to be updated. So I've used the merge command to update the new
>> branch with PrjA[HEAD] revision:
>> ~luigi/PrjB/PrjA > svn merge 1280:HEAD http://myurl.it/svn/PrjA/trunk
>> Everything works well, but when I try to commit the PrjB changes Svn
>> tells me:
>> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>> svn: Copy source and destination are in different repositories.
>> How can be possible? What's the problem?
> I think you are experiencing this issue:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2504
> The problem is that any new files which have been added refer to
> the wrong repository, because subversion doesn't really support
> inter-repository merges. As a workaround, you may be able to 'revert'
> these new files to remove the repository reference, and then simply
> 'add' them.
> greetings,
> Wim Coenen.

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