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Re: Strange behavior while checking out

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2015 20:26:47 +0200

On 08.07.2015 08:30, Alexander Thomas wrote:
> One of our customer is facing a strange behavior with checkouts, using
> TSVN 1.7.x version.
>
> Immediately after a fresh checkout WC folder overlay shown as modified
> with random two files deleted. If I try to commit, a dialog box is
> thrown at me saying two files are missing. But if I do an update,
> missing files are checked out and WC status changes to OK.
>
> I was able to consistently reproduce this behavior on two different
> machines and the missing files vary from checkout to checkout even with
> the latest version of TSVN.
>
> This behavior is only with the TSVN client, with SVN cmdline client
> everything works as expected.

First: version 1.7.x is very old. Your customer should update soon.

Since missing files are different for different checkouts, I assume that
it's a virus scanner that's interfering with the checkout. If the virus
scanner has the file open and svn tries to write copy over the temp file
where it gathered the data during checkout, the file will be missing.
And yes: virus scanners behave differently for UI processes than for
console processes.

Stefan

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