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RE: cygwin and subversion error

From: Brent Webster <brent.webster_at_liquidcomputing.com>
Date: 2006-05-19 15:38:38 CEST

Thanks Mathias.

Oh keepers of subversion source code, when or if will Mathias' patch be

Thanks, Brent

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Mathias Weinert [mailto:mathias.weinert@gfa-net.de]
>>Sent: May 19, 2006 4:51 AM
>>To: Brent Webster
>>Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
>>Subject: Re: cygwin and subversion error
>>Brent Webster wrote:
>>> The error:
>>> svn co svn+ssh://.....
>>> .... numerous successfully checked out files
>>> A bios/iom/1stscrn/makdemo.exe
>>> A bios/iom/1stscrn/makscrn.exe
>>> svn: Can't move 'bios/iom/.svn/tmp/entries' to
>>> 'bios/iom/.svn/entries': Permission denied
>>> On the server side running subversion 1.2.3 fsfs repository
>>on a Linux RHEL EL4 update 2 server. On the client side,
>>running under cygwin on Windows XP using subversion 1.2.3.
>>Note: The repository is fully accessible from other Linux
>>and Window TortoiseSVN client, only cygwin is giving me a
>>hard time. The above 'Permission denied' messages occurs on
>>various .svn/entries files (i.e. not the same file each time).
>>> Any ideas?
>>Hi Brent,
>>If you look at the archive of this list you will see that
>>this problem already rose several times. It is supposed to be
>>a problem with virus scanners blocking the files. Under
>>Windows Subversion simply tries to move the file several
>>times (because of this it works with TortoiseSVN) whereas
>>under cygwin this isn't done.
>>I provided a patch to the dev list some days ago which
>>applies this retry mechanism also to cygwin (but the patch
>>isn't committed yet).

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