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Re: svn:externals problem in checkout

From: Bob Hiestand <bob.hiestand_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-18 00:01:15 CET

On 12/14/06, LIRA Olavo <Olavo.LIRA@gemalto.com> wrote:
> Fetching external item into 'EEBXXX_YYYZZZ\Dev'
> svn: 'EEBXXX_YYYZZZ\Dev' is already a working copy for a
> different URL
> -----------
>
> My svn:externals is: "Dev/ https://repository/trunk/toto"
>
> Where directory Dev already exist in project A, but when I
> change the value to:
> "Dev/temp https://repository/trunk/toto"
> Where temp is not under SVN control, then it works fine.
>
> Is it normal? Is there another way to avoid this kind of
> problem? Should I use something else than svn:externals for this
> situation?

Yes, the directory named by the external directive should not exist in
the current directory. Remove the 'Dev' directory and commit, then
set the external property and update.

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