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Re: Externals and sparse checkouts on 1.8

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 11:05:29 +0200

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:50:51AM +0200, Matthias Binninger wrote:
> Hi,
> updated three computers to (Tortoise)SVN 1.8 yesterday and one problem occurred on each of them:
> After the initial wc upgrade, attempts to update fail while updating externals in folders that are not even checked out (sparse checkout).
> C:\Projects\SomeFolder>svn up
> Updating '.':
> Removed external 'SubFolder\NotCheckOut\Externals\file.txt'
> svn: E720003: Can't remove directory 'D:\Projects\SomeFolder\SubFolder\NotCheckOut\Externals': Das System kann den angegebenen Pfad nicht finden.
> "Das System kann den angegebenen Pfad nicht finden." = "The system can not find the given path."
> Which is correct, the path does not exist, as it is not checked out, as is the folder with the externals property on it.
> The update is aborted after the error.
> The error is only raised once per external, the subsequent update fails on the next external.
> The current solution is to do multiple updates in a loop until all errors are gone.
> Matthias

Hi Matthias,

thanks for you report. This looks like a bug to me. Can you please
file an issue in our issue tracker? Thanks!
Received on 2013-06-20 11:06:09 CEST

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