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From "ETIENNE Olivier" <>
Subject Re: SCM integration issue with deleted files
Date Tue, 14 Nov 2006 11:00:38 GMT
I got the same problem and the only way I foun to solve it has been to 
drop the project and to create a new one.

Adam Hardy a écrit :
> I keep seeing a problem with continuum when a developer deletes a file.
> Sometimes but not always continuum fails to delete the file from its 
> working directory. Then at some point soon afterwards, that deleted 
> class file will no longer compile, so the build fails and I receive a 
> notification.
> What is the best procedure to deal with this? Must I hunt down the 
> deleted files and manually delete them?
> In a rush this morning, I deleted everything in /working-dir/ with rm 
> -rf *
> Continuum did not like it. When I launched the build, it stopped 
> immediately with:
> java.lang.NullPointerException
>     at 
> org.codehaus.plexus.component.configurator.converters.lookup.DefaultConverterLookup.findConverterForType(

> I had to restart continuum, and then the first build attempt died 
> badly with this:
> Exception:
> Cannot checkout sources.
> null
> but on the second attempt it behaved OK. Why is the working-dir so 
> important? Can't continuum detect that it needs to check out the 
> sources again? Is there a better way to delete all the sources without 
> causing this mess?
> Thanks
> Adam

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