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Re: Error occurs at update on Win if file is open in e.g. Word

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2014 20:57:00 +0100

On 03.02.2014 16:32, Morten Zdk wrote:
> On Win7, if:
> - a file is open(owned) by e.g. Word
> - an SVN update is run
> - the open Word file is to be updated
>
> then an error occurs, as shown in the attached screendump, after a long stall during the update, and it is subsequently required to do a SVN cleanup.
>
> The result is that the apparently simple process of an update suddenly takes much longer.
>
> Suggestion: Make some other handling, e.g. skip or break, but without lengthy stall of update and subsequent requirements for cleanup.

Sorry, but that would be very bad.
First, you have to know about the error so next time you remember to
first close the files before you do the update.
Then, the update has to stop and not run further since the file failed
to update. Going on with the update would mean an inconsistent working
copy where not all files are at the same revision.
That's also why a cleanup is required.

Stefan

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