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Re: Can't get shared lock on win98

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-01-24 03:22:18 CET

Simon Crase wrote:

>
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Branko Cibej [mailto:brane@xbc.nu]
>>Sent: Monday, 24 January 2005 9:53 AM
>>To: Dmitry Molotchko
>>Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
>>Subject: Re: Can't get shared lock on win98
>>
>>
>>Dmitry Molotchko wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>>Hello!
>>>I have problem with subversion 1.1.3 on win98
>>>I created plain text database on win2000 with subversion 1.0.x
>>>and try checkout this repository on win98 but get this errors :(
>>>
>>>svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
>>>svn: Unable to open repository 'file:///c:/svn/Docs'
>>>svn: Can't get shared lock on file 'c:/svn/locks/db.lock'
>>>
>>>path to repository is correct
>>>
>>>how I can checkout my files from repository on win98?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>You can't, not the way you're doing it. See
>>
>> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#portability
>>
>>You can use win98 as a client, contacting the repository
>>server via the
>>http:// or svn:// protocols, but you can't use the file:// protocol or
>>host the repository on the win98 machine.
>>
>>
>
>I've tested svn://127.0.0.1 with client & server on the same win 98 machine under 1.1.3 & it works fine; I agree that it doesn't work with 1.1.1 & I don;t know (or care) about 1.1.2.
>
>
Even with FSFS, you'll hit a brick wall as soon as you try an operation
that requires more than one session to the server, such as a merge or an
in-repository diff. Sorry. That's caused by limitations in file locking
on Win98.

-- Brane

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