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Re: Cleanup could not process the following paths

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 16:55:14 +0100

On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 18:40 +0300, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > > $ svn cleanup .
> > > svn: Can't open file '.svn/entries': Permission denied
>
> No line number? Julian, did you use a non-maintainer-mode build?

Yes, I used a release build of svn 1.5.2. Sorry, I forgot to say that.

> >
> > ]]]
> >
> > That last attempt failed with an error message that tells which file it
> > couldn't open, which is just the kind of information you want.
> >
> > Sorry if I didn't do what you meant. It would be clearer if you could
> > give an exact transcript of the commands to use to reproduce the issue.
> >
> > Ah, I've just remembered that, as Tortoise runs only on Windows,
> > anything to do with "permissions" is going to be handled differently
> > than under a Unix-like OS like I use. It might or might not be possible
> > to get the same result that you did. If it's a Windows-specific case, I
> > won't be able to reproduce it.
> >
>
> FWIW, it doesn't seem to be different on Windows:
>
> > find .svn
> find: .svn: Permission denied
>
> > cd .svn
> Access is denied.
>
> > svn cleanup
> ..\..\..\subversion\libsvn_subr\io.c:2628: (apr_err=720005)
> svn: Can't open file '.svn\entries': Access is denied.

But I don't think that is the error that Jojakim is talking about. That
error message does give the required information (the path where access
is denied). He's talking about some error message that doesn't.

- Julian

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