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From Om <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Watch out for "svn switch"
Date Sat, 12 Jan 2013 00:18:45 GMT
"svn cleanup" has fixed some weird svn errors for me in the past as well.

On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 3:54 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> I have a new theory:  sometimes when you do a 'switch' you'll see a bunch
> of
> files get updated then it stops with some sort of message that looks like a
> warning or error.  If you get that, the switch stopped and not all of the
> directories have been converted over.  'svn info' will show you the new
> URL,
> but in the tracking files I think there are old URLs.  If you do an svn
> update then the folders with old urls get deleted.  If you get such an
> error
> or warning, fix the problem (for me, deleting a folder or file) and run svn
> switch again until it tells you it is up to date at some revision #.  Then
> I
> think you will be ok.
>
>
> On 1/9/13 7:24 AM, "Carol Frampton" <cframpto@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> > I had the same issue on one of the two copies of the develop branch that
> I
> > "switched".
> >
> > Carol
> >
> > On 1/8/13 11 :00PM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I¹m now many hours into trying to repair a working copy destroyed by
> >> using ³svn switch² which we have to use in order to continue to use a
> >> working copy after the migration from incubator to the top-level.
> >> Actually, I¹ve given up and am now checking out a new working copy.
> >>
> >> My theory is that I had some changes pending and somewhere in the hidden
> >> svn files it stored a path to the incubator that didn¹t get changed by
> >> svn switch.  Today I did an ³svn update² on that working copy, changed
> to
> >> a different window while it ran and when I came back, it had deleted
> most
> >> of the files from my working copy.  After doing some investigation, I
> >> couldn¹t figure out why it went bad since ³svn info² was pointing to the
> >> right place.  I ran ³svn switch² again and then ran ³svn update² again
> >> and watched a lot of files get added again, so I thought it was just a
> >> temporary glitch and I thought it brought back everything, but then when
> >> I tried to build I found that lots of files were still missing.
> >> Fortunately, I don¹t think it deleted any of my changed files.
> >>
> >> All my other working copies seemed to switch ok, and some of them had
> >> changes pending as well, so I don¹t have a full explanation as to why
> >> this one went bad. Maybe one of you knows the answer and can clue us in
> >> so others don¹t get burned this way.   Just be careful when you do an
> svn
> >> update.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Alex Harui
> >> Flex SDK Team
> >> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> >> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
> >
>
> --
> Alex Harui
> Flex SDK Team
> Adobe Systems, Inc.
> http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui
>
>

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