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Re: javahl.ClientException: Working copy not locked?

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2004-08-13 04:45:29 CEST

On Aug 12, 2004, at 8:02 PM, Ashley Aitken wrote:
>> I'll betcha a wooden nickel that EOModeler ate the .svn directory
>> inside
>> of ProjectA.eomodeld.
>
> Well, I definitely owe you that wooden nickel (or a beer, whichever
> you prefer ;-). The .svn directory was gone ...

Doh!

>> Try moving ProjectA.eomodeld~/.svn into ProjectA.eomodeld and try
>> again.
>> You may have to run 'svn cleanup' from the command line.
>
> Unfortunately, I edited the EOModel twice and so it is gone in both
> copies :-(
>
> I guess I need to check it out again and redo the (one or two changes).

Wait, don't! There's a way to get around this--just check out a copy
of your EOModel somewhere else, and copy the .svn directory into the
eomodel with your changes in it. That way you don't have to redo your
changes.

>> Oh, and watch out in the future--I don't think EOModeler is .svn
>> savvy.
>
> So why doesn't EOModeler just make a copy of the EOModel into the
> backup copy rather than, as it would seem, moving the old model and
> creating a new one!? (Rhetorical question)

Because EOModeler is an old, sucky, crufty piece of software that
should be taken out back and shot (Rhetorical answer).

:-)

> This seems very problematic for use with SVN?
>
> Is there any workaround ... I'm not sure how to "watch out" in this
> situation?

See above.

Good luck,

-Fitz

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