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Re: 'Access is denied' error when exporting file

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 19:05:34 +0100

Robin Guest wrote:
> I did an export from URL 'svn://192.168.0.4/Pegasus
> <http://192.168.0.4/Pegasus> Development/Bridge/Opera II v6/Contract
> Splitting/tags/v1.005/Install/Output/Contract Splitting for Opera
> II.exe' to export directory 'C:\Installs\Bespoke' (which existed but was
> empty).
>
> This gave the error:
>
> Command: Export
> Error: Can't move 'C:\Installs\Bespoke.tmp' to 'C:\Installs\Bespoke':
> Access is
> Error: denied.
> Finished!:
>
> A 'C:\Installs\Bespoke.tmp' had been created, which was 'Contract
> Splitting for Opera II.exe' under a different name.
>
> Exactly the same happened if the 'C:\Installs\Bespoke' folder didn't
> exist first but I answered the yes to the prompt to create it.
>
> I am logged onto windows as local administrator, and have no problems
> manually moving or deleting those files.
>
> What have I done wrong? If it is that you can't specify filenames in the
> URL, only folders, then why does it let you?

You can not export a file to a folder. And since the export dialog won't
allow you to specify a filename that does not exist for exporting, you
can't use that dialog.

Use the repository browser, browse to that file, then just drag the file
to the explorer (or right-click, choose "save as").

Stefan

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Received on 2008-10-30 19:05:55 CET

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