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

From: <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: 2006-09-26 12:11:10 CEST

Quoting Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com>:

> On 9/26/06, Martin Knauf <martinmk@gmx.de> wrote:
> > Am 26.09.2006, 00:07 Uhr, schrieb Garrett Rooney
> > <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net>:
> >
> > > 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
> >
> > yes, it is not possible anymore to commit. and I didn't found a way to fix
> > this problem. Nothing works, no clean up, etc.
>
> Ok. Well, you could really help me by doing this:
>
> - make sure test.dll is in use.
> - run update (which bails out)
> - look in the .svn/ directory and send me all log.* files you find there
>
> From the log files, I should be able to deduce which part of the code
> it is that generates this error; they'll also greatly help to
> reproduce the problem.
>

While the situation is slightly different, this looks a lot like issue 2355:
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2355

Lieven.

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