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From Nick Hengeveld <>
Subject Re: Error While Checking out Git Repository
Date Wed, 08 Feb 2012 22:06:53 GMT
That pointed me in the right direction, thanks.

It was a bug related to tag versions, and we just deployed a fix.  I was
able to do a checkout with a 1.7 client, let me know if you have any

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:41 PM, C. Michael Pilato <>wrote:

> The GitHub server is definitely trying to transmit the svn:entry: property
> set ("svn:entry:committed-rev", "svn:entry:committed-date",
> "svn:entry:last-author"), as can be seen in your output below.  But there
> are some places where it fails to do so.
> For example, the directory
> "/home/cmpilato/tests/PoliteCaptcha.git/tags/v0.1" is coming down the pipe
> without any "svn:entry:" properties at all.  Now, it's permissible for the
> author and date to be missing, because that scenario can occur normally
> within Subversion due to the user lacking certain access privileges.  But
> the 1.7 client codebase now requires that the last-changed revision be
> valid.

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