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Re: svn died for good mid-command...

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-05-17 02:56:58 CEST

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From: <kynn@panix.com>
To: <users@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 4:15 PM
Subject: svn died for good mid-command...

> I was doing a routine checkout (one that I had done successfully only
> a few minutes before), and svn gave up the ghost in the middle of the
> process:
> % svn co file:///home/jones/svn-repos/MyProject/trunk/script myproj
> A myproj/logs
> A myproj/logs/cgi_log
> A myproj/frobnicate.pl
> A myproj/sample.pl
> A myproj/templates
> zsh: 5050 killed svn co
> file:///home/jones/svn-repos/MyProject/trunk/script
> As you can see I killed the process, but only after waiting for about
> 2 minutes (it shouldn't have taken more than a second).
> Worse yet, now if I attempt the same command again, it just hangs (I
> no longer even see the first few lines of output).
> (FWIW, C-c [kill -TERM] is not enough to kill the process; I have to
> do C-z and then kill it with "kill -KILL %".)
> How can I *troubleshoot* this problem?

Can you clear away myproj and try again? Checkouts are not guaranteed to be
atomic, for various reasons, and you may have some weird debris in place.

Alternatively, can you check out individual subdirectories under
"trunk/script"? Or check it out with the non-recursive flag?

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