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Re: problems using tortoise svn alongside cygwin svn

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2008 08:22:59 -0400

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 8:08 AM, Josef Karthauser
<joe.karthauser_at_geomerics.com> wrote:
> Does anyone use the cygwin svn client alongside tortoise? We do, and
> periodically we get failures to update from the command line tool, for
> example:
> U Distributions/EnlightenSDK/Docs/Enlighten_SDK_Overview.doc
> U Distributions/EnlightenSDK/Docs/Asset_Precompute_Pipeline.doc
> U Distributions/EnlightenSDK/Docs/Technical_Notes_and_Integration.doc
> U Distributions/EnlightenSDK/Contents.cmake
> D Distributions/EnlightenSDK/EnlightenSDK/Samples/Assets/Coffeeshop_Night
> svn: In directory 'Distributions/EnlightenSDK/EnlightenSDK/Samples/Assets'
> svn: Error processing command 'delete-entry' in
> 'Distributions/EnlightenSDK/EnlightenSDK/Samples/Assets'
> svn: Can't move
> 'Distributions/EnlightenSDK/EnlightenSDK/Samples/Assets/Coffeeshop_Sunlight/Objects/Girl_long_idle_geoexport/Girl_long_idle_precompute/TextureConverter/.svn/tmp/entries'
> to
> 'Distributions/EnlightenSDK/EnlightenSDK/Samples/Assets/Coffeeshop_Sunlight/Objects/Girl_long_idle_geoexport/Girl_long_idle_precompute/TextureConverter/.svn/entries':
> Permission denied
> I've no idea why we're suddently getting permission denied, when we don't
> from the windows interface. These failures appear to happen at random
> times, and I generally can't reproduce them. Generally following this
> failure up with an update to the same place from tortoise fixes the problem,
> and then the command line problems go away.
> Is this a problem with cygwin? Would switching to the collab command line
> tools resolve the problem do you know?

The Cygwin client is more or less a "different OS" and running 2
different client OSes against the same WC is not supported for various

The official, Win32-native svn command-line client works just fine
alongside TSVN and there's really no good reason to use Cygwin instead
of it. TSVN/Win32 svn conflicts with Cygwin svn are not uncommon at

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