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Re: Commit failed (I'm a beginner to Subversion and TortoiseSVN)

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-05-03 21:31:03 CEST

On May 3, 2007, at 08:58, Shah, Ravi P. CIV NAWCAD, 4.1.4 wrote:

>> On May 2, 2007, at 14:29, Shah, Ravi P. CIV NAWCAD, 4.1.4 wrote:
>>> Error: Commit failed (details follow):
>>> Error: File already exists: filesystem 'C:/SVN/MyNewRepository/db',
>>> transaction '2 -1', path 'helloCVS.cpp'
>> I'm not sure why you're seeing that. It's hard to guess without
>> knowing
>> more about your setup. Off the top of my head, it sounds like you're
>> trying to add a file to the repository that is already in the
>> repository.
>> Using the command line, can you post the steps to recreate this
>> problem?
>> Begin with "svnadmin create".
> Would I need to destroy the repository and create a new one? If it's
> possible, I wouldn't have a problem doing that. I didn't add much
> to the
> repository.

Oh no, you don't need to destroy your existing repository. You can
create as many repositories as you want. So I recommend you make a
new temporary directory on your hard disk somewhere and make a new
temporary repository in there and copy down all the steps you use to
get into this situation so that we can see what's going on.

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