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Re: Checkout issue with "Can't open file .... ChangeLog.svn-base No such file or directory"

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 01:29:02 -0600

On Feb 2, 2009, at 23:13, Ajay Gautam wrote:

>>>> On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 10:13 PM, Ajay Gautam wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I get this error when I checkout:
>>>>>
>>>>> svn: Can't open file
>>>>> 'peppercorn/phplist-2.10.8/.svn/tmp/text-base/ChangeLog.svn-
>>>>> base': No
>>>>> such file or directory

> After re-reading your explanation, I decided to get rid of ChangeLog:
> svn rm http://ajaygautam.homelinux.net/svn/peppercorn/
> phplist-2.10.8/ChangeLog
>
> After that, the checkout works fine...
>
> As it turns out, there was another file called "changelog" in the same
> folder. Different cases, same name... I think thats what was screwing
> up the contents in .svn
>
> I restored ChangeLog as ChangeLog.txt, and checkout is working fine
> now.

Yes, that is the error message you will see when you are on a case-
insensitive filesystem (like Mac OS X's default Mac OS Extended
filesystem) and have two files in the repository whose names differ
only in case. For more information, see the FAQ:

http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#case-change

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