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Re: [Subclipse-users] Cannot rename file .svn/tmp/entries under Linux when repositories in a Samba share

From: ┴lvaro Canales <alvaro_at_fib.upc.edu>
Date: 2006-09-22 15:11:34 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:

>┴lvaro Canales <alvaro@fib.upc.edu> wrote on 09/22/2006 08:16:03 AM:
>
>
>
>>While trying to commit for the first time to our repositories (they are
>>in a Samba share), we get this error:
>>
>>checkout -N -r HEAD https://svnsever.mydomain/svn/username/test
>> svn: Cannot rename file '
>>/home/username/workspace/test/.svn/tmp/entries'
>>
>>We are running Linux, using Eclipse 3.1 and Subclipse 1.0.3* *version
>>
>>We suspect that the error appears due to the way Subclipse interacts
>>with a Samba share, under Linux.
>>We didn't find the problem when Eclipse's workspace is located in a
>>local filesystem. Everything worked fine.
>>
>>Can somebody give us a clue, please?
>>
>>
>
>Ultimately you will get better luck on the Subversion users@ list. Even
>though you are using Subclipse, it is the Subversion API that is doing all
>of this work and ultimately producing the error.
>
>You do not say what OS you are running on, but since you mention Samba, I
>assume the client might be running Windows? If so, this problem is
>reasonably common on Windows and has something to do with anti-virus
>programs locking files while they are being scanned. If your anti-virus
>program lets you exclude certain directories, or all directories named
>".svn" give that a try.
>
>Mark
>
>
>
>
Thank you Mark.

I'll resend this message to Subversion users@ list.
By the way, we are working with Eclipse 3.1 under Linux (Suse), but we
have our /home dir in a Samba share that is also in a Linux server.
I don't really think the problem is in the anti-virus, but thanks anyway!

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