Error updating project sources from subversion


We are getting the following exception:

jetbrains.buildServer.vcs.VcsException: org.tmatesoft.svn.core.SVNException: svn: Failed to add directory 'src': an unversioned directory of the same name already exists

It appears the directory in question has not been cleaned properly. It is present on disk but missing its .svn folder. Sibling directories have no such problem.

Tried switching off "Clean all files before build", but the same thing occurs whenever changes are made to 'src'.

Any ideas?


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Any more info required?

Anybody had anything like this?

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Hello Ben,

What kind of checkout mode do you use, checkout on agent or checkout on server?

To resolve the problem, please try enforcing clean checkout from the build configuration page (Under "Actions" link).

Hope this helps,


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