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Re: new to svn, having trouble with directory

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Fri, 09 May 2008 10:02:42 -0700

Matthew Smith wrote:
> I am trying to update a directory on a server with new files from the
> repository. I tried doing a "svn update" but was unable to do so. The
> message I got was" svn: Failed to add directory '(directory name)':
> object of the same name already exists"
> I tried deleting the directory, which worked. Now I get a ! for the
> status. However, when running "svn update", I get "svn: Failed to add
> directory 'packages/xotcl-demo-note': object of the same name is already
> scheduled for addition."
> I'm not sure what to do. Basically, I want the directory and files in
> that directory that are in the repository copied to the working copy on
> the server. Thanks for any help.

Sounds like it was add'ed it in two working copies and the other working copy
did the commit first.

In this working copy, you need to revert the add and then do the update.


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