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Re: Ruined my working copy?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 09:27:04 +0100

On 20 April 2011 00:42, David Goldsmith <d.l.goldsmith_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!  I must've misused Delete: I can't perform any operation on my working copy--when I try, I get:
>
> "Working copy 'C:\Data\My Documents\JobRelated\MWDMS\MWDataMgmt\RT\Utils' locked
> Please execute the 'Cleanup' command."
>
> and when I try to execute the Cleanup command, I get:
>
> "Cleanup failed to process the following paths:
> - C:\Data\My Documents\JobRelated\MWDMS\MWDataMgmt\RT\Utils
> Can't open directory 'C:\Data\My
> Documents\JobRelated\MWDMS\MWDataMgmt\RT\Utils\imos\Java\mdbsql\.svn\tmp\props':
> Access is denied."
>
> and if I try to Release the lock I get:
>
> "There's nothing to unlock. No file has a lock in this working copy."

Different sort of lock. The error message refers to an OS file lock as
opposed to a Subversion lock.

> Using dir /Q at a command prompt in C:\Data\My
> Documents\JobRelated\MWDMS\MWDataMgmt\RT\Utils\imos\Java\mdbsql\.svn\tmp I find that the owner of the three folders therein, including props, is "..."
>
> In the GUI, everything under imos is green-checked, except for the sub-directory I was trying to "Delete and ignore," which is red-X-ed.
>
> I can neither update nor commit at any level parallel to C:\Data\My Documents\JobRelated\MWDMS\MWDataMgmt\RT\Utils and above (C:\Data\My Documents\JobRelated\MWDMS\MWDataMgmt is the top versioned directory)--help!!!

Can you take ownership of the working copy files and folders?

Simon

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