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Re: Why does svn want to write files to .svn/tmp for read-only operations?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-01-09 20:37:07 CET

Paul Koning <pkoning@equallogic.com> writes:
> I do some work; when finished I ask a colleague to code-review it.
> The other person cd's to my working directory to use svn status and/or
> svn diff to see my work.
> Unfortunately, this fails: "svn status" complains that it cannot
> create file .svn/tmp/rpcbind.tmp .
> Why does svn create files for operations like that? And why does it
> put them there rather than in TMPDIR where they belong?
> I'm guessing that I can use "umask 002" as a workaround for this
> (since everyone is in the same group). But this is really rather
> bizarre.
> svn 1.2.3, on NetBSD 2.1.

This is surprising, I thought we had fixed this before 1.2.3. Have
you been able to reproduce it with Subversion 1.3.0?


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