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Re: How to lock a file?

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-10-09 01:10:34 CEST

"Peter N. Lundblad" <peter@famlundblad.se> writes:

> On Sat, 8 Oct 2005, Andreas Podgurski wrote:
>> - Why does it return this error message?
> Hard to say without knowing what else your program is doing. Is it doing
> something else before this svn_client_lock call that might keep a
> write-lock on the WC. (You add a breakpoint in a debugger and run svn
> status right before this call).

Given that he's developing a new client it's likely that a process
crashed, or was interrupted, and left a lock behind. Try the command
line client, if 'svn status' shows 'L' then that's a lock. If you are
sure no other process is using it you can run 'svn cleanup' to remove
the lock.

Philip Martin
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