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Re: [Fwd: Re: 1.6.2 Installation Pukes on Windows XP SP3. Problem is resolved (I hope). Bugs that I have identified. (Correction to earlier e-mail).]

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 07:13:47 +0200

Keith Mitchell wrote:
> 1. I first tried to upgrade my old CollabNet SVN from 1.5.x to 1.6.2.
> The installation puked. Thanks to the wonderful responses to my posting
> at CollabNet, I found many problems, enough to share with everyone.
> Kudos for the tip for debugging .msi files.
> 2. The CollabNet installation originally puked because certain files in
> the 1.5.x distribution had been locked by some mysterious process. The
> first file encountered was libsvn_delta-
> 1.dll. Microsoft SysInternals Process Monitor was not able to identify
> the owner of the lock; however, by a process of elimination I tried to
> delete the files one-by-one.
> 3. httpd.exe was locked and stood out as it the only .exe file that
> failed. Many .dll's failed. This narrowed things down to the Apache Server.

sure, apache was probably still running.

> 4. I was running TortoiseSVN too, so I removed TortoiseSVN from my system.
> 5. As if by magic, all of the file locks that hampered CollabNet
> installation magically disappeared!

of course. After removing some files apache requires (but hasn't locked)
it stopped eventually (or didn't restart after a reboot).

> 5.1 Why did Tortoise need the capability to lock CollabNet files much
> less have the capability to do so?

It didn't, and it doesn't.


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