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Re: How to integrate an svn:external into the parent repository?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2009 01:50:04 -0600

On Mar 3, 2009, at 13:29, Josef Wolf wrote:

> I have a repository which integrates another repository via the
> svn:externals property. Now I would like to integrate this external
> directly into the parent repository. The actual integration seems
> to be not really hard.
> There's one catch, though: on working copies that were created before
> the repositories were joined, the directory with the external
> repository
> is left over. So adding the new path cannot be created and "svn up"
> bails out with
> svn: Failed to add directory 'ext': a versioned directory of the
> same
> name already exists

Yes, that's this bug:


> The problem is that I have lots of working copies which are updated
> automatically, so I need an automated way to resolve the situation.

Remove the external directory first.

rm -rf /path/to/ext

Then you can "svn up" to get the new versioned one from the repository.


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