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Re: Help on packaging advi (current status)

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 04:25:10PM +0100, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> Hello,
> On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 06:18:32PM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Make sure to put things in a branch of the advi package in the svn repo (svn
> > cp packages/advi/trunk packages/advi/branches/split or whatever name), and
> > checkin often, so we can all contribute.
> Sorry, still fighting with svn. I finally managed to get a
> non-anonymus check out by setting 
> export SVN_SSH="ssh -l kreutzm-guest"

You can do : svn cp svn+ssh://kreutzm-guest@svn.debian.org/svn/pkg-...

> and entering the password twice. 
> So, now I want to create the branch. I have a directory called advi.
> First I tried the local version as indicated above
> helge@thirtyto:/scr/build/src/ocaml$ env LANG=C svn cp advi/trunk/
> advi/branches/split
> svn: 'advi/branches' is not a working copy

Do you have advi/branches already ? or if not you have to :

svn mkdir ..../advi/branches

and do a ci before continuing.

> Then, I tried a complete URL version:
> svn cp svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/svn/pkg-ocaml-maint/packages/advi/trunk
> svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/svn/pkg-ocaml-maint/packages/advi/branches/split
> I was prompted for a changelog entry, which I supplied. But then svn
> told me: 
> "svn-commit.tmp" 4 lines, 191 characters written
> svn: Out of date: '/packages/advi/branches' in transaction '888-1'
> svn: Your log-messages was saved in a temporary file:
> svn:    'svn-commit.tmp'
> (partially translated back into english).

Try doing an svn up before the cp ? 

> As I understand, the svn cp failed. Since I did the update just a few
> minutes ago, how do I avoid this "Out of date"? Or is there another
> error?

just do an update, should often fix those issues.


Sven Luther

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