Abort: no match found!

Matt Mackall mpm at selenic.com
Tue Mar 11 12:09:41 CDT 2008

Brad Miller wrote:
> On Mar 11, 2008, at 4:14 AM, Christian Ebert wrote:
>> * Brad Miller on Monday, March 10, 2008 at 16:35:42 -0500
>>> After removing via hg rm  a couple of large directories  from my
>>> project today I now get the following error message when I try to
>>> commit or stat my project.
>>> bmiller at cray> hg stat
>>> abort: No match found!
>>> [255] bmiller at cray> hg verify
>>> checking changesets
>>> checking manifests
>>> crosschecking files in changesets and manifests
>>> checking files
>>> .DS_Store at 0: 727ee90a3730 in manifests not found
>>> ClassPlan.oo3/.OABK at 0: b80de5d13875 in manifests not found
>>> Code/jPhoto/Library/.DS_Store at 0: f26d0837f265 in manifests not found
>>> ExternalResources/corejava/.DS_Store at 0: 9e7bae44a5a5 in manifests
>>> not found
>> Apart from your issue: Is it intentional that you revision the
>> .DS_Store files? Seems like looking for trouble:
> No, it is not intentional.  But I don't have .DS_Store in my .hgignore  
> file for some reason so there you have it.
> As to removing them using find or some such, I can't imagine why or  
> when I would have done that.  I really don't think I did.

Another possibility is that you copied or moved your repo with a tool 
that ignored hidden files. There was at least one non-.DS_store dotfile 
in your list.

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