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Re: Bug in cleanup?

From: Stefan Schwarzbach <Schwarzbach_at_SilentDreams.de>
Date: 2005-12-16 19:33:00 CET

Hi Igor,

I'm not sure, but it seems to be a case problem in the filename.
You said that you are working on a windows machine. On which system is
the subversion server running on?

Greetings,
Stefan

Igor Fischer schrieb:
> I encountered something which I think is a bug: I was prompted to do
> cleanup, but when I try it, I get the error message
>
> svn: In directory 'dvb-sim'
> svn: Can't copy
> dvb-sim\.svn\tmp\text-base\dvbt_3_convcode.m.svn-base' to
> 'dvb-sim\dvbt_3_convcode.m.6.tmp': Das System kann die angegebene
> Datei nicht finden.
>
> (the last sentence is in German, don't blame me for that)
>
> So I cannot update, unlock, cleanup, or work in any way with the
> repository.
>
> HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?
>
> I work with Matlab on Windows. I had an opened file in my subversioned
> directory (i.e. a Matlab program didn't close it, because it crashed)
> and I tried 'svn update'. The 'update' wanted to delete the file, but
> it couldn't, and reported a suitable error message ("Cannot remove a
> file used by other process" or so).
>
> O.K. So I close Matlab and try 'update' again. It says, "Working copy
> locked, use 'cleanup'". Very well. But when I try cleanup, I got the
> above error message and I'm stuck.
>
> The directory "dvb-sim\.svn\tmp\text-base\" is empty, so it's clear
> that the system cannot copy the file. But what should I do?
>
> I mean, there is a simple workaround: delete the whole directory and
> check it completely out again. But shouldn't there be a cleaner way?
>
> Igor Fischer
> http://www.nt.uni-saarland.de/people/fischer
>
> (Please don't use the "From" or "Reply-To" address for replying, it
> isn't valid any more and I use it only to confuse spammers. My valid
> e-mail address is available from my home page)
>
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