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Re: Teaching svnadmin to remove orphaned locks (Was: [CONTRIB] remove-zombie-locks.py, workaround for Issue #2507)

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-01-12 17:02:59 CET

On Fri, Jan 12, 2007 at 10:30:30AM -0500, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> dev-folk, this is in reference to the problem in issue #2507.
> Nathan Kidd wrote:
> > I'm not sure I'll have time, but would a patch for svnadmin adding the
> > "clean whole repository" functionality likely be accepted?
> What are you thinking in terms of an implementation? Having invested
> about three minutes on it, here's what strikes me as do-able at the moment.
> Add the following flags to 'svnadmin rmlocks':
> --recursive (-R): descend recursively
> --only-orphaned: only operate on locks for paths not in HEAD

I'd rather we try to make it impossible to have orphaned locks in the
first place :-) Is that a hard problem?


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