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Re: [PATCH] use WIN32_RETRY_LOOP also for cygwin

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-03 18:20:41 CEST

On 5/3/06, Mathias Weinert <mathias.weinert@gfa-net.de> wrote:
> Hi there
> In libsvn_subr/io.c there is macro called WIN32_RETRY_LOOP used to do
> several retries of some file commands like rename. As the problem which
> this macro shall solve - or at least soothe - also exists under cygwin
> I would like this macro to also be used if under cygwin.
> The following patch is just quick and dirty (indeed it's very dirty)
> but it shows what I mean (and it works and helps).
> Are there any objections against such a change (in principal)?

I would like to see this applied -- I'm not setup to build or test it,
but I am reasonably certain it would reduce the occurance of failures
related to rename/delete/move on Windows.

In the last few weeks I've received 2 personal emails and seen 2 on
the users list (which I only skim once in a while) that so far appear
to be due to people using the cygwin version or an alternate working
copy implementation (JavaSVN?).


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