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Re: [TSVN] Re: Problem with Lock on a deleted file

From: Douglas Stonham <dstonham_at_pennysaverusa.net>
Date: 2005-08-12 18:16:56 CEST

>> Would be nice if that would be the fact. I've deleted the files via
>> the repo-browser. I've just taken a look into the revision where the
>> files were still there: they have the lock from our student. I've
>> then installed Subversion itself and run "svnadmin lslocks" - the
>> locks he had were displayed, too. Since the files are not in head
>> revision anymore, I cannot remove the lock. I've tried to get them
>> from the old revision into head but that does not seem to work
>> because of that lock, too.
>
> How did you get that far?
> If I try to delete a file which someone has locked with the repository
> browser, I get an error message. If I steal the lock first, then the
> lock is gone for good too.

Just as a guess, is this the kind of behaviour you would see if you used a
version of SVN on one machine which was pre-locking?

What happens if someone gets a lock and then someone with an earlier
version of SVN renames or deletes that file?

Douglas

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