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Re: how to kill and then cleanup a svn command?

From: Clemens Schwaighofer <cs_at_tequila.co.jp>
Date: 2005-01-28 15:26:14 CET

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On 28.01.2005 04:26, Joseph Silverman wrote:
> I am running "svn commit -m 'bleh'" - this hangs forever with no
> indication as to what is wrong. so I do a control-c on it and nothing
> happens. so I do a control-z and bg on it and then try "kill %1". that
> doesn't work either. When I do kill -9 %1" it dies fine, but then when
> I do any svn command, I get "working copy '.' locked". So I do "svn
> cleanup" and that hangs forever. What gives?? Seems to me that svn
> should ALWAYS be able to die when killed -1 cleanly.
> P.s. This svn server is doing nothing at all at the time and the machine
> is mostly idle.

I had exactly the same, my reason was that a backup got "killed" and I
had to svnadmin recover the repository. Then it worked fine.

Yeah and a hanging svn has to be -9 killed. but as ben said, that will
be fixed in future.

lg, clemens
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