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Re: files/folders get blocked, cannot move or delete them

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 10:53:16 +0200

Mitis wrote:
> Hi,
>
> From version 1.5 Tortoise is blocking files and folders. I cannot
> delete them or move or anything. On some rare occasions I'm able to
> delete sub-directories excluding the top one, and then I cannot enter
> it again nor delete it. After system restart the folder is gone.
>
> It's a bit of a problem since I run about 40 projects now and I get
> files to be moved and deleted all the time.
>
> There ware and are no such problems in 1.4.7 as I downgraded back to
> it now.

Only the top folders of each working copy are 'locked' (the cache has an
open 'watcher' handle on those directories). But the lock is released if
you delete the folder within explorer.

Or you can deactivate the status cache.

Stefan

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