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Re: Windows 7 & Tortoise SVN

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 07:35:17 -0500

On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 07:09, EA <eric.s.ace_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there any known problem/resolution with tortoise SVN and Windows 7?
> I had been using SVN on Vista with no issues. Got a new HP laptop a
> month ago with Windows 7 64 bit, downloaded and installed Tortoise and
> immediately started seeing these kinds of messages intermittently on
> all SVN operations:
>
> Error: Can't move
> Error: '[....]\.svn\tmp\entries'
> Error: to
> Error: '[....]\.svn\entries':
> Error: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable.
>
> [....] could by any directory in the project. It's what I would
> describe as "regularly intermittent" in the sense that it will work,
> then not work alternately random numbers of times. I've of course run
> chkdsk etc., ran the BIOS-level diagnostics which report no hard drive
> issues. Now: Windows 7 says I need to check the disk for "consistency"
> often on startup too. What's odd is - no other software on the laptop
> reports problems accessing the disk except Tortoise so - I'm just
> trying to draw a correlation. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

I'm having trouble finding the email right now but this is caused by a
regression in NTFS in Windows 7. It's not Tortoise that's causing the
problem, it's Windows itself.

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