Tag: tortoisesvn

Why svn import option fails to detect file duplication

If I want to check-in a file with same name which is already present in SVN, I would not be able to commit in that case. For example: Name.doc and name.doc. But, I will be able to import in that case. This case even applicable for folder name. This prevents the operation of check-out in […]

Displaying a message to users pre-commit in Tortoise SVN

We use Tortoise SVN for source control, and have already set up a commit message template. I would also like to display some text to the user when they commit, that doesn’t get included in their commit message, along the lines of “Don’t forget to do X!”. Is this possible?

Permissions and SVN Updates on Windows Server 2008: same folder & SVN account, different Active Directory users

We’re experiencing strange permission issues with SVN after switching from Windows Server 2003 to Server 2008. On our standard build box there is a folder (C:\SVN_Code_Folder) which AD_User_A associates with a SVN repository using SVN_User and TortoiseSVN 1.7.6 When using Windows 2003, when AD_User_B logs into the box and tries to Update, Switch, Merge the […]

Importing older code with revision history to a new SVN repository

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TortoiseSvn error : the same name as the administrative directory

I am working with TortoiseSVN. I’ve performed a checkout to an empty folder. Some files get transferred but then, at some point I receive the following error: Error: Failed to add directory ‘D:\code\Website\ClientBin_svn‘: object of Error: the same name as the administrative directory I tried deleting the folder and checking out the project to a […]

Tortiose SVN – Missing the setting to – Use “_svn” instead of “.svn”

I just updated from SVN 1.6 to SVN 1.7. My Icon overlays aren’t showing up. In looking at SVN’s settings in 1.7, I no longer have the option to use “_svn” directories. This is likely why I’m having issues. Does anyone know how to make SVN 1.7 use _svn directories again?

How can I change the revision number of a repository in Tortoise SVN?

I have a project that has a revision number of 3960. But unfortunately it is not under source control. Now I would like to put it under SVN and use Tortoise SVN. But when I put it there it will have revision from 1,2,3,4 and so on. Is there a way to change the revision […]

SVNAdmin Create Repository URL not working

I logged in via ssh and executed the following commands: -bash-3.00$ svnadmin create /code/svn/Projects/myproject -bash-3.00$ chmod -R g+w /code/svn/Projects/myproject -bash-3.00$ chown -R :eng /code/svn/Projects/myproject However I cannot connect to the repository url: svn+ssh://hostname.com/code/svn/Projects/myproject I can connect perfectly fine to all the other repositories under Projects. I also did mkdir trunk and put a dummy file […]

Subversion Update Issue

I’m getting the following error when I try to update my repository. Can someone explain what it means? Command: Update Error: URL Error: ‘http://mysvn/foo’ Error: of existing directory Error: ‘C:\SVN\MyProj\NinjectModules\Models’ does not match Error: expected URL ‘http://mysvn/foo/NinjectModules/Models’ Finished!:

TortoiseSVN Can't Authenticate

After my previous problem, TortoiseSVN Can’t Connect was resolved, I ran into a new problem. On the linux server hosting my svn repository, in the repository’s directory, there is a conf/svnserve.conf file. In this file, I have the option: anon-access = none | read | write Initially, this line was commented out and the default […]

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