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Re: internal dirs showing up on update

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:44:41 -0500

On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 13:19, Nuno Carapeto <carapeto_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 8:56 PM, Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> wrote:
>> On 2/17/11 12:50 PM, Bob Archer wrote:
>>>> I have so SVN repos (subversion) and I use them with no proble. But
>>>> when we do updates/commints on client (tortoise) we always get teh
>>>> internal directories:
>>>> conf
>>>> dav
>>>> db
>>>> hooks
>>>> locks
>>>> format
>>>> README.txt
>>>> These es are internal and should not appear right? How do I remove
>>>> this?
>>> I assume these folder are in your repository. Just go into the repository
>>> browser in TortoiseSVn and delete the folders.
>> It sounds like somebody checked in a copy of a repo into the repo, in
>> which case it's safe to delete.
>> Blair
> Ok!
> Thank you all for the support.
> As suggested I just deleted it and committed them and its working properly.
> Still I found it odd that some random user would put them there when they
> don't actually know what folders are in the server.
> Plus it happened in at least 2 repos. I suspect some random client bug :S
> Any way, thanks a lot for the help

Not that surprising, actually. I've had a number of users who, early
in their use of Subversion, would create a repository when they meant
to create a working copy (checkout). It's very possible that someone
did this, then realized their error, did a checkout to the same
directory, then committed everything.
Received on 2011-02-18 19:45:59 CET

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