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Re: Bug: get lock with update breaks working copy

From: Dave Lawrence <dlawrence_at_ad-holdings.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 09:59:05 +0100

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Dave Lawrence wrote:
>> Stefan Küng wrote:
>>> Dave Lawrence wrote:
>>>> To reproduce
>>>> - update to revision on a file, update to the previous rev (let's
>>>> call this rev 1, and assume HEAD is r2)
>>>> - get lock -> "locking failed becuase a new version exists! Do you
>>>> want to update and try again?"
>>>> - Click yes
>>>> Now the file is locked, but
>>>> - The entries file still states that the file is at r1
>>>> - The base file is as per r1
>>>> - The working copy is as per r1
>>>> Now if I do "update", the entries file is updated but the others are
>>>> not.
>>>> While I suspect this is a generic SVN problem rather than TSVN, I
>>>> can't find a command line equivalent of this scenario - svn lock
>>>> simply fails on an out of date file, it doesn't offer the update.
>>>> 100% reproduceable with the latest nightly.
>>> svn up file -r1
>>> svn lock file
>>> -> lock fails
>>> svn up file
>>> svn lock file
>>> That's basically the sequence TSVN executes when you do the 'lock'.
>>> Stefan
>> More info:
>> 1) Can't reproduce this using the above command line sequence
> Try
> svn up file -r1
> svn lock file
> -> lock fails
> svn up file --depth empty
> svn lock file

Yep, that breaks it. In fact we can now forget about locking.
svn up file -r1
svn up file --depth empty

>> 2) Can't reproduce on a test repository using file:///
>> 3) CAN reproduce running a test repository on svnserve 1.4.5 on Cygwin
>> 4) Our main server (where I discovered this) is Apache with svn 1.3.1
>> on Linux
> I think I lost it: tried to set up an svnserve test repo, but I can't
> get the setup to accept commits or locks, I only get 'auth failed'.
> Can you please try with the above svn client sequence and your test repo?
> And make sure you're using an 1.5 svn client.
I was using the SVN.exe you provide to accompany your nightly builds.
Later on I'll retry with TSVN1.5.0 RC2 to confirm whether the problem
still exists in SVN 1.5.0 RC5 and if it does I'll report it on their list.

> Stefan

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