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Re: Bug: 1.3.x Overwriting File which are locked by Windows

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-09-26 00:07:48 CEST

On 9/25/06, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/25/06, Martin Knauf <martinmk@gmx.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > we have an annoying bug with file which are locked by Windows. Mostly this
> > files are dll file which are used by a programm.
> >
> > Wenn this files are used and you update you svn folders you'll get an
> > error message that the file couldn't be overwriten. The Result of this
> > action is, that you can download the whole svn again. There is no way to
> > work further with this folder.
> >
> > Could you please fix it!
>
> No, this is a windows problem. There's no way to overwrite files in
> use by other programs: to that extent, there's no way to update your
> working copy...

Well, he seems to be implying that running an update in that situation
results in a busted working copy. That seems bad. I'd love to see
some actual transcripts of this problem...

-garrett

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