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From Erik Hatcher <>
Subject Re: [web] 'svn up' complained "Failed to add file 'projects/' ..."
Date Thu, 16 Mar 2006 18:44:40 GMT
Sorry 'bout that.   I had done the proper thing and created an XML  
file and generated the HTML and committed both yesterday, but I had  
not yet updated the site where a hand-made HTML file had been put  
erroneously.  Thanks for taking care of it, and I apologize for the  


On Mar 16, 2006, at 12:51 PM, Jean T. Anderson wrote:

> 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.
>  -jean
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