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Re: Error with commit/update on win32 in 5740

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-05-05 00:14:13 CEST

Branko Čibej wrote:

>If it's a useful feature on Unix, it's useful on Windows, too. If that's
>the case, then we should look for the root of the "problem" (ignoring
>the fact that performance measurements show it isn't one):
>Windows filesystems don't allow deletion of a file if it's marked read-only.
>Well then, the solution seems straightforward: Add an option to
>apr_file_remove that will force the deletion even when the file is
>read-only. That's a no-op on Unix and a chmod on Windows (and probably
>OS/2 and Novell).
(Actually, it's a chattr, not a chmod.)

And the proposal for an svn_adm_remove_file still applies.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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