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Re: Unable to check out project

From: Gavin Baumanis <gavin_at_thespidernet.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 17:42:21 +1100

Hi David,


If you're using tortoise SVN which seems to the windows client of
choice - it has excellent documentation.
If you're using the command line you can use "svn help"

None the less: the error message is not saying anything about ".../
the tmp path is in the .svn folder/directory where SVN persists all of
it's metadata.

Maybe try "svn cleanup" (from the command line - or your GUI-tool

Other than that - someone a little more knowledgeable may be able to
help you more directly.


On 02/02/2009, at 5:16 PM, David Gould wrote:

> I have a subversion project that seems to have become corrupted.
> When I attempt to check the entire project into a new directory I
> get an error that a file can't be found.
> The project is located at file:///Y:/Programming/DgTools/SVNRepository
> On my local comptuer I attempt to checkout the project:
> C:\temp\tmp>svn checkout file:///Y:/Programming/DgTools/SVNRepository
> Many of the files are checked out then it stops with this error:
> svn: In directory 'SVNRepository\DgTools\Common\Trunk\Source'
> svn: Can't open file 'SVNRepository\DgTools\Common\Trunk\Source\.svn
> \tmp\text-base\dgUID.py.svn-base': The system cannot find the file
> specified.
> This "tmp" directory is causing problems and can't be checked out.
> The <blah>\Source\tmp directory is very old and can be deleted from
> the repository if that is a possible solution.
> [ D A V I D G O U L D ]
> www.davidgouldstudios.com


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