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Re: Error during clean up

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-18 18:54:14 CEST

Carlos Alberto Leme Galassi wrote:
> Stephan,
>
> It occurs 3 times (in almost 20 users we have, using svn for more
> than a month) 2 times with one user and 1 with another.
>
> We don't have any duplicated file into the folder.
>
> The error message tell us the folder is locked, but it doesn't.
>
> As I told, we recreate in 3 cases another work area and solve the
> problem, but for us are very important to know how and why these
> problems were occurred, to avoid and to solve them quickly.

Next time this happens, check the hidden .svn folder. There should be a
'tmp' folder in there. If that folder doesn't exist (maybe some cleaner
program removed it because it is usually empty or only contains empty
folders) then Subversion can throw error messages which not always are
accurate (i.e. they don't always tell that the tmp folder doesn't exist
but some other error because a function requiring that folder fails).

Stefan

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