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Re: My working copy is "locked"?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 20:17:23 +0200

On 17.10.2009 18:26, David wrote:
> Hi, I can no longer commit or update changes to a certain folder in
> my repository with TortoiseSVN (1.6.5, Build 16974).
> I think the trouble started when I moved a folder from one place to
> another. Specifically I moved /Src/CompilerCore/Onep to
> /Src/CompilerCore/Abandoned/Onep using a right-drag and "SVN move
> versioned items here". While committing, I got an error that the
> "Onep" folder could not be deleted because it was not empty
> (apparently the repository had one more file than my working copy).
> After that I could not use the Update or Commit commands, which said
> Working copy 'D:\...\Src\CompilerCore' locked Please execute the
> 'Cleanup' command.
> But the 'Cleanup' command gives the error
> Cleanup failed to process the following paths: -
> 'D:\...\Src\CompilerCore' In directory
> 'D:\...\Src\CompilerCore\Abandoned\Onep' Error processing command
> 'committed' in 'D:\...\Src\CompilerCore\Abandoned\Onep' Working copy
> 'D:\...\Src\CompilerCore\Abandoned\Onep' locked
> (Argh, why doesn't Windows let you copy message box messages?)

Hit Ctrl-C on any windows message box.

> Note that I am not using any subversion locks. So what should I do?

Delete the folder (normal delete), update, the folder gets restored
during the update, then svn-delete the folder, commit.


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Received on 2009-10-18 20:17:28 CEST

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