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From "Jean T. Anderson" <>
Subject Re: [web] 'svn up' complained "Failed to add file 'projects/' ..."
Date Thu, 16 Mar 2006 17:51:51 GMT
Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 3/16/06, Jean T. Anderson <> wrote:
>>I updated cayenne's status page and got an error regarding
>>projects/ when I did 'svn up' on
>>   -bash-2.05b$ svn up
>>   U    projects/cayenne.html
>>   svn: Failed to add file 'projects/': object of the
>>same name already exists
>> ...
> It means someone incorrectly dropped a file named into
> the working copy on the web server, then went and committed it to svn.
>  Run 'svn status' in the working copy on the server, if it says
> is unversioned, just remove it and update, if it says
> it's been added or something do a 'svn revert', then
> remove it, then update.

Thanks -- it was unversioned so removal + 'svn up' did the needed trick.


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