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Re: error stealing lock in TSVN 1.5.8

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 21:11:24 +0100

Todd C. Gleason wrote:
>>> Also, the Subversion 1.5.5 client, with option "-force", seems to
> handle
>>> this fine and steals the lock as requested. Another workaround is
> to
>>> use the repo-browser to break the lock first.
>>> Is it possible that the "steal the locks" checkbox is being ignored?
>> I've tried this with the latest nightly build, and it works as
> expected.
>> And I don't see anything in my 1.5.x files that would suggest that the
>> checkbox is ignored.
>> Could you maybe try a nightly build?
> I tried with
> TortoiseSVN-
> And it still doesn't work. The error message looks just a little
> different:
> Command: Lock
> Lock failed: [local path]
> Error: Path
> Error: '[repo path]'
> Error: is already locked by user '[other user]' in filesystem '[repo
> dir]/db'
> Finished!:
> Some other things I note: If I lock using the command line (which I
> have to do in a separate WC since I have 1.5.5 cmd line) and then try to
> update in this WC, TSVN doesn't "see" the lock I now have. It used to
> handle this just fine, I thought. And if I try to commit when my other
> WC has a lock, it still fails, telling me that user (me!) has the file
> locked.
> So to commit a file I stole the lock, then released it, then quickly
> committed. (I could have broken the lock and committed too, of course.)
> Yet you say it works with the latest nightly build. Is there some
> possible server configuration involved here, or a possible problem
> related to using a 1.5.2 server?

Please provide a step-by-step recipe of what you did. Don't forget to
mention what protocol you're using (http/svn/file) and for http, whether
neon or serf.


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