On Fri, 2 Feb 2018 16:03:43 +0100, "Martin Bo Andersen"
>I couldnt find FAQs addressing my problem, even though its probably simple,
>and the archives tried to help people that wanted something more than the
>But Im not trying to do anything clever.
>Its just a checkout.
>(Im using Tortoise, but I dont think Tortoise is the cause of this problem
>... unless its doing something Im unaware of.)
>I have a directory structure with a folder and three subfolders
>I can checkout X1, X2, and X3.
>When I try to checkout files from Xsvn to Xpc, I get Xpc is already a working
>copy for a different url
>If this is really true, then
>1) it is not on purpose - I dont want it to be a working copy for a different
>2) I dont know which different URL
>3) I dont know how to solve it.
>Its possible that it WAS a working copy for a different URL, because I didnt
>know how SVN wanted things, but I have re-arranged my folders, so there should
>be no such problem any more.
>How do I know which URL is the problem?
>How can I make SVN forget the wrong URL, so that I can use the folder for the
Why not go to a completely new and empty folder and check out your
But if you must use the existing folder:
If you delete the .svn directory in the target dir you are trying to
check out into then it stops being a working copy altogether...
Notice that .svn is a hidden folder so if you are on Windows you won't
see it unless you modify the Windows Explorer view properties to show
hidden files and folders.
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