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Re: delete .snapshot directory.

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-05-10 05:25:30 CEST

Sonal Uphale wrote:
> Hi all,
> I had created one svn repository at /svnrepos/sbmrepos.
> Now to delete it, I executed command:
> rm -r /svnrepos.
> It deleted the repository sbmrepos but after doing ls -al I found
> that .snapshot directory exists, and trying to delete it, gives me
> following error:
> rm: cannot remove directory `.snapshot//hourly.0': Permission denied
> How do I delete this .snapshot directory?
> I have logged in as root.

Presumably you're Subversion repository is on a NetApp that creates these???
These are read-only directories created on a set schedule by the NetApp and you
cannot delete the directories, only the NetApp administrator can delete the
snapshot itself.


Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
Subversion training, consulting and support
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Received on Thu May 10 05:26:01 2007

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