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Re: locks wont clean

From: Mark Gibson <mgibson_at_fruitfly.org>
Date: 2006-11-08 22:41:41 CET

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> On 11/8/06, Mark Gibson <mgibson@fruitfly.org> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> > On 11/8/06, Mark Gibson <mgibson@fruitfly.org> wrote:
>> >> i had a svn commit just hang - ctrl-C wouldnt end it. so i killed
>> the svn
>> >> process. now when i commit i get:
>> >>
>> >> svn commit
>> >> svn: Working copy '/home/mgibson/pheno-tool/java/svn/phenote' locked
>> >> svn: run 'svn cleanup' to remove locks (type 'svn help cleanup' for
>> >> details)
>> >>
>> >> i svn cleanup as it suggests but still get same message.
>> >
>> > Then probably the working copy wasn't cleaned up successfully. Which
>> > svn version are you using?
>>
>> version 1.3.1 (linux)
>>
>> What error does 'svn cleanup' generate?
>>
>> no errors from svn cleanup - no response at all - just seems to return
>> contentedly - as if im clean
>
> hmm. are there .svn/log* files or .svn/killme / .svn/KILLME (i'm
> unsure about the case, I'm answering your question without consulting
> the sources).

dont see any of these - logs or killmes. heres a ls -a of the .svn dir of the
root dir thats the culprit:

mgibson/phenote> ls -a .svn
. README.txt empty-file format props tmp
.. dir-wcprops entries prop-base text-base wcprops

>
>> is this problem on the client or server side? its svn through
>> sourceforge - do i
>> need to contact them
>>
>> are there lock files i can manually fiddle with (i cant find them)
>
> yes: .svn/lock

I dont see any .svn/lock files. strange huh? where is the faulty lock signal
coming from?

thanks for your help, Mark

>
>> so its only from the root of my svn files/dirs that is the problem. If
>> i go down
>> from the root I can svn commit. and at the root I can do other svn
>> commands -
>> update, status, log (does log show locks? i grepped for lock - got
>> nothing) - I
>> just cant svn commit from the root anymore - It still gives the above
>> error message.
>
> log doesn't show locks (afaik), but those would be different locks
> than the ones your client is complaining about. Locked files (in the
> repository) have little to do with locked working copies, no matter
> how unfortunately similar the wording ...
>
> bye,
>
> Erik.
>

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