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Re: Checkout to SAMBA 3.5.6 share

From: Felix <fb_at_ltec.ch>
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2011 14:53:18 +0100

On 03.03.2011 12:26, Felix wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I use Tortoise SVN 1.6.12 on windows. After a recent upgrade from Debian
> Lenny to Squeeze (including an upgrade of SAMBA from 3.2.5 to 3.5.6)
> checkouts to shares on the SAMBA server fail with a message similar to this:
>
> Error: Can't create directory '\\jupiter\Temp\svncheckout\.svn': Cannot
> Error: create a file when that file already exists.
>
> After closing the error message I see that the directory '.svn' has be
> created, but it is empty. Using the command 'smbstatus' on the server
> that should have received the checkout shows the following:
>
> Locked files:
> Pid Uid DenyMode Access R/W Oplock SharePath Name Time
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 21964 1000 DENY_NONE 0x82 WRONLY NONE /srv/samba/file-shares/tmp svncheckout/.svn Thu Mar 3 12:02:19 2011
>
> Now I delete the directory '.svn' in windows explorer. It disappears. I then
> let the windows explorer refresh the view and the directory '.svn' appears again!
> Trying to access this '.svn' directory ends with error messages saying that
> the access is denied. Using the command 'smbstatus' on the server that should
> have received the checkout still shows the line shown above.
>
> I guess that something with the locking on the SAMBA server does not work the way
> it did with the 'old' SAMBA version. It looks like 2 locks are set on the '.svn'
> directory. Deleting the directory seems to remove the first lock and make the
> second 'appear'; sounds weird, doesn't it?
> Creating a checkout to a local disk or to a share running SAMBA 3.2.5 works like
> charm. I doubt this is a Tortoise SVN problem but I do not have any other software
> causing problems with the new SAMBA server.
>
> Just to make it clear: the SVN repository itself does of course not reside on
> a SAMBA file share.
>
> Can anybody give me hint about what I should try next, including changing a
> setting of the SAMBA server that is probably known to create trouble with
> Tortoise SVN?
>
> many thanks, Felix
>
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Please apologize, it seems shouldn't have raised this issue here.

regards and sorry, Felix

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