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Re: lost text-base file, how to resolve?

From: Gerben Wierda <gerben.wierda_at_rna.nl>
Date: 2007-03-14 21:56:23 CET

On Mar 13, 2007, at 23:07 , Duncan Murdoch wrote:

> On 3/13/2007 5:13 PM, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I keep a source tree under svn control synced between two
>> machines with rsync (I keep the entire /usr/local rsynced and a
>> svn-ed source tree is part of that). It now seems I have lost a
>> couple of files in .svn/text-base, probably because I added and
>> even modified these files on machine A and the rsynced machine B
>> to A telling it to delete what was not there.
>> Anyway, I have now the situation that the files *are* under SVN
>> but I cannot commit new versions.
>> Sending Resources-gwTeX.zip
>> Transmitting file data .svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>> svn: Can't open file '/usr/local/src/ii2/trunk/i-Packages/
>> texlive/.svn/text-base/Resources-gwTeX.zip.svn-base': No such file
>> or directory
>> svn: Your commit message was left in a temporary file:
>> svn: '/usr/local/src/ii2/trunk/i-Packages/texlive/svn-commit.
>> 2.tmp'
>> What is the best way to fix this problem?
> I'd check out a new copy elsewhere, copy your local mods into the
> new WC, commit from there, and then move the whole tree into
> place. Working copies don't care where they are, so this one won't
> know it was in /tmp/WC instead of /usr/local.
> Make sure you check out the same revision as you were working on,
> otherwise you may end up accidentally reverting some changes you
> really want.

This worked like a charm, thanks a lot.


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