Error on checkout of Subversion repository from

Andrew Bennetts andrew at
Tue Sep 23 05:29:05 BST 2008

Ben Finney wrote:
> Howdy all,
> I'm having the following error attempting to checkout from a
> Subversion repository on
> =====
> $ bzr checkout
> Initialising Subversion metadata cache in /home/bignose/.bazaar/svn-cache/788f1e2b-df1e-0410-8736-df70ead52e1b
> -  0/0
> Knit <bzrlib.knit._PackAccess object at 0x123039d0> corrupt: incorrect number of lines 217 != 216 for version {svn-v3-trunk0:788f1e2b-df1e-0410-8736-df70ead52e1b:trunk:1432}
> =====
> I'm unable to find whether this is a reported bug. Regardless, is it a
> problem at my end, or something I can work around?

It's probably or, which is that bzr can't cope with newlines in
filenames or symlink targets.  Although at a quick glance at that SVN branch I
don't see any problematic filenames or symlinks, so I might be wrong.


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