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Re: More fun w/ working copy on SMB share

From: Matt Sickler <crazyfordynamite_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-21 17:22:56 CEST

Just going to point out here that generally, accessing working copies
or repositories over any kind of network share generally doesnt work.
Yes it does in some specialized situations, but they are a bit
difficult to set up.

On 6/21/07, Markus S <youcontrol@hispeed.ch> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> recently, I reported here that adding empty files to repositories (even
> if they are deleted again) in the inability to interact with a working
> copy on a SMB share accessed from Mac OS X 10.4.x (see my post from 8
> June: Commit failed: 'Can't copy ... Input/output error').
>
> I now had trouble with a word file. It worked fine with my local
> working copy until I checked it out (via update) to a working copy on a
> SMB share. There, the update would fail (with "Can't copy ...").
> Subsequent attempts to do anything with the working copy would fail
> with "The working copy is locked". I had to delete the working copy and
> check it out again to get it working.
>
> Deleting the word file from the repository and adding the same file
> under a different name produced the same results. Resaving the file in
> word under a different name and adding it again worked however.
>
> I could imaging that resource forks might play a role but why resaving
> it under a different name fixes it, I have no idea.
>
> Markus
>
>
>
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