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Re: Show log - Item is not readable error

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 11:40:58 -0400

On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 11:36, Anto Marky <markysvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> I tried both,
> I have my repositories created in /home/svn_repos/
> I created my repository as svnadmin create /home/svn_repos/my_repo/
> Now /home/svn_repos/ is my root directory am I right? I have started my
> dameon as svnserve -d -r /home/svn_repos/my_repos/.
> I tried svn log both from /home/svn_repos/ and /home/svn_repos/my_repo/ am I
> doing anything wrong?

Yes. You're looking at the repository directory, not a working copy

> Why does it say it is not the working copy.

Because the repository is not a working copy. You need to be in the
directory where you checked out content from the repository. Or
retrieve the log using a repository URL.

> On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 8:46 PM, Dave Lawrence <dlawrence_at_ad-holdings.co.uk>
> wrote:
>> Anto Marky wrote:
>> > Hi Dave,
>> >
>> > Thanks for your input, in both the cases I get this error, svn: '.' is
>> > not a working copy.
>> >
>> > I don't understand the "." is not a working, is it telling about my
>> > working repo? If so I am able checkout and commit.
>> . is the current working directory. It is saying that it isn't a
>> working copy. That doesn't mean it's not working - check "working copy"
>> in the manuals. You did cd into the root of the working copy as I
>> suggested right?
>> eg if you are doing show log on c:\test\my_project
>> then for the command line test first do
>> c:
>> cd \test\my_project
>> then try the log commands again

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