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RE: Commit problem: process cannot access the file

From: Talley, Brooks <brooks_at_frnk.com>
Date: 2006-09-26 22:31:06 CEST

Thanks! It wasn't an anti-virus, but a replication process that keeps a
standby copy of SVN ready. It had run amuck and was doing the
\transactions dir, which it should not do.

-Brooks

-----Original Message-----
From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 10:05 AM
To: Talley, Brooks
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Commit problem: process cannot access the file

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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