[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Problem replacing symbolic links

From: <Michael.McElroy_at_schange.com>
Date: 2006-10-04 17:07:08 CEST

I have a working copy with a symbolic link.When I remove the link and
replace it with a regular file, I can't commit.
The only way I can do this is in two steps: first, delete and commit, then
add and commit. Is this a bug or did I miss something?
Here's the whole sequence:

 ls -l route

svn del route
D route

cp /opt/timesys/linux/4.1/iq80331/rfs/sbin/route .
svn stat
~ route

svn add route
A (bin) route
svn status
~ routesvn commit -m "Replacing link with binary"

svn: Commit failed (details follow):
svn: Entry '/home/mvm/sb/fsi102/ramdisk_fsi/sbin/route' has unexpectedly
changed special status

svn del route
svn: 'route' is in the way of the resource actually under version control

rm route
svn status
! route

svn del route
D route
svn stat
D route

svn commit -m "Replacing link with binary"
Deleting sbin/route

Committed revision 452.

Subversion Versions:
Client: 1.4.0
Server 1.3.2

Thanks for any help. It's a great product.
Received on Wed Oct 4 17:07:38 2006

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.