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Re: SVNSYNC: Locked file on deleted branch with svnsync

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2007-01-30 20:26:05 CET

On Tue, 30 Jan 2007, David Glasser wrote:
> On 1/30/07, David Summers <david@summersoft.fay.ar.us> wrote:
>> > Which repository?
>> Oh, sorry. On the master repository. I just checked, and the slave
>> repository has a whole lot more directorieses in the db/locks directory
>> than the master (which again is strange) and when I did the "svnadmin
>> lslocks /path/to/repository" on the slave it listed all the locked files.
> Aha. Yeah, running the replay on the master doesn't interact with
> locks at all, but on the mirror it is just doing an ordinary commit,
> and so locks will mess it up. Just delete them with svnadmin rmlocks.
> In general, you should not be doing any sort of commit or locking
> operation to svnsync mirrors; the notes/svnsync.txt file recommends
> using a hook to prevent commits by users other than svnsync, and
> perhaps it should also recommend not allowing any locks.

OK, I will try deleting them on slave and see what happens.

So, if we use dav-mirroring feature we can't use the file locking feature?

We can live with that if we have to but we have a bunch of non-mergeable
files and documents that we have "svn:needs-lock" turned on for.


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