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Re: Commit problem: process cannot access the file

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-26 22:05:05 CEST

On 9/26/06, Talley, Brooks <brooks@frnk.com> wrote:
> I'm having trouble with svn 1.3.0; when doing a major commit with
> hundreds of changed files, I am getting the error:
>
> Can't open file 'C:\pub\subversion\db\transactions\724-4.txn\changes':
> The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another
> process.
>
> Each time I try, the revision directory's suffix increments (this time
> it was \724-4.txn\changes; next time it will be \724-5.txt\changes).
>
> The error seems to occur at the very end of the commit process. I've
> tried doing a cleanup of the repository, and stopping and starting the
> subversion server, to no avail. Has anyone seen this? Heeeeelp!

Tell your on-access virus scanner to ignore the repository directory.
Not a sure bet, but it's a very common cause.

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