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Re: [1.7.1] UUID error replacing local file with file external

From: Stefan Podskubka <s.podskubka_at_hcs.at>
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2011 15:27:01 +0100

On 09.11.2011 12:39, Neil Bird wrote:
> I have a local file in a WC. I have svn-deleted the local file and
> re-added it as a file external from elsewhere (to the same WC location
> using the immediate parent's svn:externals).
> However, on update I now get an error along the lines of:
> Updating 'tools':
> Fetching external item into 'tools/mksrn.pl':
> svn: warning: W170009: Repository UUID
> 'a16ec33f-10fa-4864-f3e0-c4d0f3191a87' doesn't match expected UUID
> 'fc8517da-9189-6699-81a6-a7dc70dab01f'

Isn't this the expected behaviour regarding the current state of the
svn:externals implementation?

I am quoting the svnbook here
File externals cannot refer to files from other repositories. A file
external's URL must always be in the same repository as the URL that the
file external will be inserted into.

Received on 2011-11-09 15:27:35 CET

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