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Re: The requested operation cannot be performed on a file with a user mapped section open ??????

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2009 09:59:12 +0100

SeeVik wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> I am using TortoiseSVN 1.5.6. I am trying to create a repository on my
> USB hard disk. The folder which I want to version contains a large
> number of files.
> After creating the repository, when I try to add the concerned folder,
> then after some time while the process of adding files to repository
> is going on, the process stops all by itself, giving an error like the
> following:
>
> Error: Can't open file 'F:\rpoject\abc\
> Error: Support\SVN_Repository\db\transactions\0-0.txn\next-ids': The
> requested
> Error: operation cannot be performed on a file with a user-mapped
> section open.
>
> Can anybody tell when this does this error come up, how it can be
> avoided or what is its workaround?

Using the file:// method to access a repository only works if the
underlying file system/drivers provide certain locking functions. Seems
your USB memory stick doesn't provide those (that's also the reason why
you should not access a repository via file:// on a network share).

Sorry, but there's no solution or workaround.

You could try updating the drivers or the firmware for your USB drive.
Maybe that helps, but I doubt it.

Stefan

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