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Re: clean up - release locks death spiral

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:43:23 +0100

On 18 October 2012 16:36, Dave Robinson <dave.robinson_at_kirkfreeport.net> wrote:
> Tortoise 1.7.10 build 23359, XP SP3
>
> Overlay icons all missing, and commit says nothing to commit (but there is)
>
> If I try anything else, like update, it tells me to clean up.
>
> If I try to clean up it says it can't process the path 'c:\dev1\devkfp'
> Then that the working copy is locked 'c:\dev1\devkfp'
> then that there is a lock on the top folder 'c:\dev1'
>
> get lock or release lock don't exist in the context menu for 'c:\dev1'
>
> trying release lock on 'c:\dev1\devkfp' tells me to run cleanup
>
> etc etc etc, rinse and repeat.......

These are not the locks you are looking for.
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.6/svn.advanced.locking.html#svn.advanced.locking.meanings

Did you try to cleanup on the WC root?

> Hmmmm: I only see a .svn folder in 'c:\dev1', there are none lower. Didn't
> there used to be a .svn folder in every sub folder too?

Yes in 1.6 and earlier, not in 1.7. The working copy format has
changed, see the release notes.

Simon

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