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assert+fail when copying a directory

From: John Crim <john.crim_at_adap.tv>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:31:29 -0700

I first tried copying a directory in TortoiseSvn within the same parent
directory, and received the assert error + failure. Then I tried the same
operation from the command line and got the same exception:

Running Windows 8.1, svn 1.8.8

This operation completely describes what I was doing - after the first
error, I ran svn cleanup, svn revert -R . - so I'm starting from a clean

C:\src\code\Tools\Templates\WebApp\test>svn st

 Volume in drive C has no label.
 Volume Serial Number is 6C5D-2637

 Directory of C:\src\code\Tools\Templates\WebApp\test

08/29/2014 06:26 AM <DIR> .
08/29/2014 06:26 AM <DIR> ..
08/29/2014 06:27 AM <DIR> DataAccess.IntegrationTests
08/27/2014 10:13 PM <DIR> Model.UnitTests
08/29/2014 06:27 AM <DIR> Web.IntegrationTests
               0 File(s) 0 bytes
               5 Dir(s) 80,145,203,200 bytes free

C:\src\code\Tools\Templates\WebApp\test>svn cp Web.IntegrationTests
A Web.UnitTests
svn: E235000: In file
line 4347: assertion faile
d (kind == svn_node_file || kind == svn_node_dir)

I hope this is helpful, I was pretty surprised to see this use case fail to

Received on 2014-08-29 15:42:25 CEST

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