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Re: Tortoise lock command fails in a SMB Share

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-06 16:31:46 CEST

Juliano A. Pereira wrote:
> I created a working copy of my repository in a SMB share inside a linux
> with apache, in hope to have a easily implemented test box for my web
> application without the need to install apache in my windows machine.
> Everything worked fine in my working copy, except tortoise lock command.
> It actually locks the file, but it returns me an error informing that
> it´s not possible to get default file permissions, and don´t make my
> copy file writeable.
> Everytime this happens, I simply disable the file read-only in explorer
> property pane, make my desired changes, commit the file, it commits
> succesfully and then make my copy read-only again (I use svn:need-lock
> prop) and sucessfuly releases the lock, but when I ever try do get
> another lock, the same error situation repeats.
> Nothing of these happens when I work in local sandbox or when my working
> copy resides in a native windows share server system.
> Is there something I can do to overcome this issue? Or it is a tortoise bug?

You have to check your Samba settings. Somehow those settings prevent
Subversion from changing the read-only attributes of a file or from
changing something else inside the .svn folders.
If it's a bug, it's not in TSVN but in the Subversion library.


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