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Re: Commit fails in Citrix session Error: Can't set access time

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 08:08:44 -0400

On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 04:57, Christian Hacker<hacker.christian_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> In our company we use citrix to access the companys internal network from the outside world. On the citrix server the TortoiseSVN Client is installed.
> Version:
> 1.4.7, Build 11792 - 32 Bit 2008/01/05 13:50:18
>
> The checkouts are put on the local harddrives of the individual computers using citrix. These local drives are mapped in the citrix session with the same drive letters as on the computer itself. So the user has access to his local drives inside his citrix session.
>
> Checkouts/Updates/Show log/... performed on local drives via the TortoiseSVN client inside the citrix session work fine.
>
> As it comes to committing open changes there is the problem. This simply doesn't work at all from inside the citrix session.
> The user can initiate a commit, the log message has to be entered and the commit-procedure starts. After sending the content of the first of the files to be committet an error is displayed.
>
> Complete output of the failed commit:
> Modified: D:\test\abc.hpp
> Modified: D:\test\sub1\xyz.hpp
> Sending content: D:\test\sub1\xyz.hpp
> Error: Commit failed (details follow):
> Error: Can't set access time of 'D:\test\sub1\.svn\tmp\text-base\xyz.hpp.svn-base': Zugriff verweigert
>
> "Zugriff verweigert" is german. It means "access denied".
>
> In the explorer inside the citrix session and as well in the client-computers local explorer I can see that the access time of that file has changed. It was updated to current time.

Subversion over mapped drives gets tricky due to permissions problems.
This is magnified by the fact that what you describe is two client
computers (possibly accounts) sharing a single WC, which can also
cause problems.

The general recommendation is "don't do this."

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