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Re: Locking Bugs?

From: Bill Mill <bill.mill_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-18 17:28:31 CEST

On 6/18/07, Nathan Kidd <nathan-svn@spicycrypto.ca> wrote:
> Bill Mill wrote:
> > Is there a workaround? What more information can I give y'all?
> I think you want to use the remove-zombie-locks script referenced in
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2507

Oh man, would that bug report have saved me some time...

SVN DEVS: Until such time as #2507 is fixed (for which there doesn't
> seem to be much traction since installing the post-commit script fully
> resolves the problem), I think the necessity of using the
> remove-zombie-locks as a post-commit whenever there is any serious use
> of svn locks should be mentioned more prominently, perhaps in the 1.5
> release notes and in the book's locking section.

Yes please. For my part, I'll post about the problem and its fix to my blog.

Otherwise more and more users are going to waste their time, as Bill
> has, trying to track down something that has already been 'fixed'.

Yes; the only references I found in extensive googling were a couple of
svn-users threads that went unanswered.

-Bill Mill
Received on Mon Jun 18 17:28:33 2007

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