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Re: SVN Error

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2006-07-13 10:31:23 CEST

----- Richard Kroll <richard@sitemanageware.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I’m new to the list and have run into a problem that I hope someone
> here can help me solve.
> I’m currently running SVN 1.3.1 on Windows and accessing my repository
> with TortoiseSVN version 1.3.3.
> The problem we’re having is that randomly we’ll receive an error when
> committing files or switching to a branch. The error is along the
> lines of “cannot perform action. The directory c:\mywebroot\.svn\tmp
> is invalid”. If I create a tmp directory under the .svn folder,
> everything again works fine. I’ve also got a hook script set up to
> deploy the code on commit to an internal testing / staging server, and
> when this error occurs the code stops deploying until I create the
> “lost” directory. As this is a directory created and managed by SVN
> I’m unsure what the cause or solution is. Can anyone point me in the
> right direction on how to fix this?

What is deleting the 'tmp' folder? It's not Subversion. Perhaps you have some other utility or service (the webserver, for example) that's deleting the tmp folder?

I'd head over to sysinternals.com and grab FileMon and watch that folder to find out what's deleting the tmp folder.


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Received on Thu Jul 13 10:32:42 2006

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