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Re: ongoing problem with commites

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-22 14:16:27 CET

On 11/22/06, Mark Nelson <markn@ieee.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> All too often when I try to perform a commit, I get the dreaded message:
>
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Your file or directory 'blah blah' is probably out-of-date
> svn: The version resource does not correspond to the resource within the
> transac
> tion. Either the requested version resource is out of date (needs to be
> updated
> ), or the requested version resource is newer than the transaction root
> (restart
> the commit).
>
> I'm currently using the 1.40 client on windows, but this has manifested
> itself with earlier versions as well.
>
> I don't have total control over the server, but it appears to be running
> 1.1.4.
>
> I've read through quite a few comments related to this problem, and none of
> them apply here.
>
> 1) No, the commit didn't really work. If I browse into my repository, I see
> an old file.
> 2) No, there isn't a newer version on the server. I'm the only one using it,
> and when I do an update nothing happens.
> 3) I can run svnadmin verify on my server and it's happy - nothing but
> Verify messages.
> 4) These are small source files, and the error occurs before an upload even
> appears to start.
>
> This is a real problem, and it's making SVN effectivly unusable. It seems
> like I'm not the only one that is seeing the problem - but no effective
> workaround seems to exist. Any help would be welcome.

You need to have the latest and greatest in your working copy in order
for the files to end up in your repository. You probably didn't have
an up to date working copy when you started the commit, or someone
else checked in changes in the mean time.

HTH,

Erik.

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