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Re: [TSVN] Windows Explorer delete of working copy creates locked file

From: Nathan Kidd <nathan-svn_at_spicycrypto.ca>
Date: 2005-04-25 05:37:55 CEST

> Symptom:
> --------
> I try to use Windows Explorer's shift-delete to
> immediately delete a very large and very complex (many levels, many
> externals) working copy, but it fails part of the way through with an
> error about a file being in use. From that point on, unless I
> restart Explorer, any attempt to delete the working copy returns the
> same "file in use" error. Once wedged, you can't even delete it from
> the CMD prompt.
> I'm not absolutely certain what the cause of this is,

You can use Process Explorer (CTRL+F and enter name of directory/file
that's locked) to find out exactly what process has the lock.



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Received on Mon Apr 25 05:38:15 2005

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