# Re: Unable to check out project

From: Gavin Baumanis <gavin_at_thespidernet.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 18:01:01 +1100

Hi David,

On 02/02/2009, at 5:54 PM, davidgould_at_davidgould.com wrote:

> Yes, the problem is in the repository itself rather than the working
> copy so unfortunately 'svn cleanup' doesn't work.

Ahh... of course....

>
>
> Most of the SVN gui clients are good if the repository is OK but in
> this case there is a problem with the repository itself.
>
> checking out but it still fails at the given file "<blah>\Source\tmp"
>
> Is there an svnadmin command to remove a directory in the repository
> itself (not the working copy)?
>

so something like;
svn rm file:/// .........

It will work directly on the repository and not require a commit
either for the change.

gavin.

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