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Re: Windows 7 - entries - The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 09:08:26 +0000

2010/1/14 David Turner <dkturner_at_gmail.com>:
> A few people have raised this: a check-out on Windows 7 often fails because
> entries is unreadable.  This is caused by antivirus software and/or Windows
> indexing services competing for file locks.  It's fairly easy to reproduce
> with a large repository on Windows 7 if you have antivirus software and are
> checking out into an indexed folder.
> Obviously those of us in a corporate environment don't have the option of
> disabling our antivirus software.
> Is it possible to keep entries open with exclusive access for the duration
> of the move from tmp/entries to entries?

Access to the contents of the .svn directory is handled within the
subversion library. You would have to ask for this on the Subversion
users mailing list instead.

Coincidentally I added an entry to the TortoiseSVN FAQ about this last night.


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