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Re: Commit Failed: SVN: <working copy>/build is not under version control

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 16:44:24 -0500

On May 21, 2008, at 01:23, Pankaj Chawla wrote:

> I recently setup a SVN repository and here are the details:
> 1. SVN Repository setup on Windows XP SP 2 using SVN as the server
> protocol.
> 2. I use TortoiseSVN to access the repository on the client Windows
> machines and everything works perfectly.
> 3. Yesterday I installed SVN client on the linux box and was able to
> checkout a working copy and make changes to the code.
> 4. Doing a svn diff does show me the difference in the files I
> changed.
> 5. Now when I try to do svn commit I get the following message:
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: '<path to working copy>/build' is not under version control
> Problem is that I dont have a build directory in my repository or
> in the
> working copy. I try to go into the 'source' directory inside working
> copy and there again I do the svn commit. This time I get error of
> <workingcopy>/source/build not under version control. To test it out I
> created a build directory and added using svn add. Now I try to commit
> and I get an error <workingcopy>/source/problems is not under version
> control.
> Anybody can help why I am getting these errors for directories that
> dont
> exist anywhere?

What's the output of "svn status" on this working copy?

Did these directories exist before, but were removed, perhaps by a
build process (i.e. without informing Subversion of the deletion)?

> Also is it ok to that the svn server on windows if I need to have a
> checkout copy on linux also?

That's fine.

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Received on 2008-05-23 23:44:55 CEST

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