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RE: svnadmin hotcopy problem - file being used by another process

From: Olivier Dagenais <olivier.dagenais_at_formark.com>
Date: 2007-05-10 20:00:02 CEST

> I am running subversion server version 1.4.3 (r23084) on WinXP
> Professional. I have a repository that is approximately 5GB. When I
> attempt to peform a hotcopy using the command "svnadmin hotcopy
> /path/to/repo path/to/backup", the backup process fails midway with an
> error "svnadmin: Can't move /path/to/backup/db/revs/444.tmp to
> /path/to/backup/db/revs/444 : The process cannot access the file
> because
> it is being used by another process".

As was theorized earlier this week, there's a good chance an anti-virus program (or some other program that monitors the file system, such as a desktop search indexer) has the file locked for too long. Take a look at: http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&msgNo=65680


Olivier Dagenais
Software Engineering / Génie logiciel
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Received on Thu May 10 19:58:20 2007

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