after a while, this message was printed in a small alert window:
Get repository folder children operation failed.
svn: unknown host
svn: OPTIONS request failed on '/svn/3dqavy4pdncyk3jltjz'
No idea why. I can access the same SVN repository from other eclipses
in other machines (windows et all)
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