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Re: Strange Bombing..

From: Jon Hardcastle <jd_hardcastle_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 13:08:53 +0000 (GMT)

--- Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Jon Hardcastle wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > One of the users of Tortoise SVN here is getting a
> > strange problem. They initially noticed when they
> did
> > a checkout of some documents. Tortoise would get
> not
> > very far into it and just bomb leaving a part
> > repository that can't be 'cleaned up'.
>
> What do you mean with "bomb"?
> Does it crash/segfault or show an error?
> If it shows an error, what does the error tell?
> (please the *exact*
> error message).
>
> > He narrowed it down to 1 particular directory,
> > containing just 1 word document. Every time an
> attempt
> > is made from his machine to check this out it
> bombs.
> > Works on my machine fine though.
>
> Word documents usually are scanned by virus scanners
> on-the-fly. I
> wouldn't be surprised at all if your virus scanner
> would interfere with
> svn here and cause the problems.
>
> Stefan
>
>

My thoughts took me down this line also as i tried
svn.exe and that bombed too.

Turned out to be a 'family safe filter' that was doing
it..

as the file was called 'CompendiaFuncSpec.doc' i think
it might be a tad over zealous!

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N: Jon Hardcastle
E: Jon_at_eHardcastle.com
'The writing is on the wall...'
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