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Re: Problem committing .doc files

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-08-30 02:31:44 CEST

On Aug 29, 2007, at 23:25, Glen Barber wrote:

> I've asked in the #svn channel on irc.freenode.net about this and was
> told to post this question to the list. As far as right now, I
> haven't
> found a solution that won't corrupt my working copies (and possibly my
> repository).
> When I edit a .doc file using MS Word 2003, on occasion I get the
> error
> stating my "working copy may be out-of-date." This message repeats
> even
> after I 'svn up' and try to re-commit. The only 2 solutions I have
> found are:
> 1.) Renaming the file, adding the file, committing, and removing the
> old file.
> 2.) Deleting the .svn/all-wcprops file will allow me to commit (I
> found
> this on google, and I am aware that tinkering with anything in
> the .svn
> directory is a very bad idea -- so this isn't my choice solution).
> I am using TortoiseSVN 1.4.5 on Windows XP Home, and the server runs
> Subversion 1.4.4 compiled from the FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE ports.

I'm not familiar with a message that your working copy *may* be out-
of-date. I *am* familiar with a message that your working copy *is*
out-of-date, and it is a perfectly normal message that may occur for
several reasons which are detailed here:


But after running "svn update", your working copy should now be up-to-

Please try checking out a new working copy ("svn checkout <url>
<dir>") and see if you can replicate the problem there. If not,
you've solved your problem. Get rid of the old working copy, after
manually moving any changes over to the new one.

If you still have the problem in the new working copy, please show us
the exact error messages you're getting as this should help us
isolate the problem.

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