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Re: feature request: improving svn cleanup

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 08:57:39 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Noel Grandin wrote on Mon, 18 Aug 2008 at 16:28 +0200:
> Hi
> I managed to mess up one of my projects such that subversion won't do
> anything useful with my WC.
> For example, cleanup gives me:
> /cleanup C:/Work/Data_Files/Eclipse3.1/BuildAndDocTools
> svn: Error processing command 'modify-entry' in
> 'C:\Work\Data_Files\Eclipse3.1\BuildAndDocTools'
> svn: Error modifying entry for 'buildFiles'
> svn: 'buildFiles' is not under version control/

We recently fixed one instance of this error in r32467 and r32470. (They
will probably be in 1.5.2.)

Can you describe how to reproduce the errors you're seeing? (Preferably
starting from an empty repository.)



> Note: these are messages from subclipse, but I got the same kind of
> problem with TortoiseSVN, and in both cases, they're both calling down
> to the svn-client API.
> In this case the "modify-entry" was a delete.
> I eventually managed to fix it by modifying .svn/log by hand, but it
> would be nice if svn-cleanup also checked for "modify-entry" data that
> references files or directories that do not exist, and then removed
> those entries.
> Thanks, Noel.
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