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Working copy ... not locked error

From: Petri Varsa <petri.varsa_at_desire2learn.com>
Date: 2004-11-16 17:05:02 CET



I have a Working copy not locked problem. I haven't found any posts
that have the same symptoms.


To start, have a folder named docs\xml in my repository.

I used to have a folder name docs\xml\Tags that was automatically
generated in my working copy.

I set the svn:ignore property on docs\xml to include the Tags folder.


At some point, we decided not to generate the Tags folder anymore. So I
did an svn add docs\xml\Tags

I also added a file called docs\xml\Tags\Tags.xml


Then I deleted Tags from the svn:ignore property of the docs\xml folder.



Now, when I do fresh checkout of the docs folder, everything is great
... for a short time. After a few updates, eventually I'll get the
error message:


svn: Working copy 'docs/xml/Tags' not locked


and my update will fail. I have to delete the xml folder to do the


any ideas what the problem could be?





Received on Tue Nov 16 17:03:58 2004

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