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Re: interrupt/cleanup mechanism

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-09 05:47:43 CET

On Sat, 2003-11-08 at 22:13, Karl Chen wrote:
> If I interrupt subversion, often I have to do 'svn cleanup' in
> parent directories before it will work again.
>
> Is this normal?

Yes. Read this FAQ:

http://subversion.tigris.org/project_faq.html#wedged-wc

> And if so, having to 'cd .. && svn cleanup'
> should be explained in the error message.
>

If your working copy has locks left in it, the error message should say
exactly that: "working copy locked: run 'svn cleanup'" Does it not?
Are you running a very old version of svn?

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