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Re: workaround request

From: Tobias Schäfer <tobiasschaefer_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2006-12-01 17:08:30 CET

On Friday 01 December 2006 16:14, Gerasimov, Ivan wrote:

> Subversion has a known issue - it lets committing deletion of locked
> files with --no-unlock flag, thus deleted files remain locked.
>
> This causes such problems as: one cannot add a new file with same name
> in place of deleted, cannot rename the parent folder, etc.

The following workaround originally posted by Stefan should work:

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Unfortunately, you need the svn client to recover from this:
svn unlock --force url/to/nonexisting/file
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see http://svn.haxx.se/tsvnusers/archive-2006-08/0074.shtml

I'd prefer not implementing a workaround in TortoiseSVN since the problem
can be solved with the command line client and is not that common.

Tobias

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