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Re: Working copy not updated correctly

From: Matt Sickler <crazyfordynamite_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-03 06:09:02 CEST

> The copy of the file in .svn/base-text was incorrect.
Thats exactly what was wrong. Some tool you used modified that file
thinking it was the same one as the non .svn/ one. Don't use tools
that modify every file indiscrimitely.

On 9/2/07, Clint Lawrence <clint.lawrence@gmail.com> wrote:
> The copy of the file in .svn/base-text was incorrect. While I have just
> started working from a fresh checkout, it would be nice to workout what
> caused the problem so it can be avoided in the future. Can messing with the
> timestamp of the file in you working area still cause a problem with the
> update command not getting the correct modifications from the server?
> Although I could have made a mistake somewhere I don't think I've messed
> with anything in the .svn directory and I would have thought that any
> changes made to the actual working copy file shouldn't effect that operation
> anyway.
> On 03/09/07, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b@ryandesign.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Sep 2, 2007, at 19:55, Clint Lawrence wrote:
> >
> > > I have a file in my working copy that doesn't appear to get updated
> > > correctly. I have also run an svn cleanup on the working copy
> > > previously. I've also checked out a fresh copy of the trunk and
> > > tried the same operations and it works fine, so it looks like
> > > something in this particular working copy is corrupt.
> > >
> > > Does this look like a bug, or have I just done something stupid
> > > along the way and need to start with a fresh checkout?
> >
> > If a fresh working copy works correctly, use that new working copy
> > and discard the old one. Strange things can happen sometimes.
> >
> > Did you happen to modify a file but not update its timestamp, or use
> > a utility that behaves that way? That's a good way to muck up the
> > working copy.
> >
> >
> >

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