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Re: Delete files locally

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2007-04-09 22:09:51 CEST

Patrick A. La Fratta wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am attempting to delete all the files that I checked out of a
> repository.
> I don't want these deletions to be committed to the
> repository. I just want the files off my local machine. From
> a previous post of the same subject, it seemed that to
> do this, I should just delete the folder. But when I try to
> do this, I get the error message:
>
> "Cannot delete tmp: It is being in use by another
> person or program. Close any programs that
> might be using the file and try again."
>
> Does anyone know the proper way to delete these files?
>
> thanks,
> Patrick
The right way is as you have been instructed, just delete them.
The following step is rarely, if ever necessary for me but might work
for you.
Try killing TSVNCache using TaskManager then delete the unwanted folder
without exploring into it.
If that fails then you have something else grabbing file handles. Maybe
a virus scanner?

Peter

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