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Re: Is Subversion on Cygwin stable?

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-04 19:25:54 CEST

On 9/4/05, Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net> wrote:

> > 3. A commit of a merge ( repo of 15000 files, some 300 changed )
> > will fail in 50% of the time. 50% means, we always have to do the
> > commit twice.
> > We detected two types of issues here:
> > - Subversion Permission denied moving .svn/tmp/entries to .svn/entries
> > This has been discussed on the dev list on 08/30.
> I'd noticed that thread - did anyone confirm/deny the hypothesis that this
> error was caused by using both a native windows and a cygwin subversion
> client on the same working copy?

 I don't know about the other issues, but if the cygwin build isn't setting
the WIN32 define then it will not do the looping on file operations and
could easily get this problem due to virus scanners, file indexers, etc
because of the way Windows does file locking.
Received on Sun Sep 4 19:26:40 2005

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