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Re: Is Subversion on Cygwin stable?

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-05 22:55:29 CEST

"Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net> writes:

> D.J. Heap wrote:
>> On 9/4/05, Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net> wrote:
>> {snip]
>>>> 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

I thought the retry loop was to avoid "Access denied" errors, is that
the same as "Permission denied" or are these separate problems?

> Regarding the retry loops, I've been running Subversion on Cygwin
> (with a virus checker active) for years now, without needing
> them. Maybe the reporter's virus checker is more invasive.

Does Cygwin APR build the unix or the win32 code? The unix
implementation of apr_file_rename doesn't use MoveFile (at least not
directly) it uses rename which might have different behaviour.

Philip Martin
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Received on Mon Sep 5 22:56:26 2005

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