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Re: How to lock a file?

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-10-10 00:09:13 CEST

"Andreas Podgurski" <ml.andreas.podgurski@gmx.de> writes:

>> 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.
> Tried this, but it showed nothing on the specific file. Doing the command on
> the whole directory showed, that all directories are locked, but I expect
> that to be a normal effect, maybe something internal?

They are working copy locks:


Working copy locks are not the same as the repository locks created by
svn_client_lock. If you are sure no running process is using the
working copy locks then the locks can be removed by running 'svn

Philip Martin
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Received on Mon Oct 10 00:11:39 2005

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