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Re: Svn: Can't get exclusive lock

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-08-03 13:02:13 CEST

On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 10:55:43AM -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> I *can* tell you that this error:
>
> > svn: Can't get exclusive lock on file
> > '/SVN/db/transactions/2323-1.txn/rev-lock': No locks available
>
> is not related to *Subversion* locks (as in, 'svn lock some/file/path'), but
> OS/filesystem-level locks. I do find it interesting that recovery works for
> you, since that operation also takes out filesystem-level locks on the
> repository.
>

(recover is a no-op on FSFS on 1.4.x, that's why).

Regards,
Malcolm

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