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RE: recursive "cleanup" advice

From: Miller, Eric <Eric.Miller_at_amd.com>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 08:52:25 -0700

Scott -

In this case I've had to checkout a fresh copy to a temp directory and
replace the working copy .svn folder with the one from the fresh


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott, Steven [mailto:Steven.Scott_at_capitalone.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 09, 2008 9:49 AM
> To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: recursive "cleanup" advice
> I've been a subversion user for about 2 hours: 30 minutes setting it
> and breaking it, and 1.5 hours on the web trying to recover. (I.e. I
> tried to fix it on my own, but failed. Be gentle.)
> At some point I tried to just remove the working copy and start over.
> see now that was a bad idea, because my working copy is still there,
> it looks like I deleted enough to break it
> I'm locked in this cycle...
> $ svn cleanup ## run from the root of my working copy
> $ svn commit -m "added files in /src"
> svn: Working copy '/blah/blah/blah/repos' locked
> svn: run 'svn cleanup' to remove locks (type 'svn help cleanup' for
> details)
> $ svn cleanup .
> $ svn commit -m "added files in /src"
> svn: Working copy '/blah/blah/blah/repos' locked
> svn: run 'svn cleanup' to remove locks (type 'svn help cleanup' for
> details)
> I've tried to "svn revert" but I can't revert while my working copy is
> locked.
> I've got a trunk and a branch in my repository. When I try "svn
> on my branches directory, I get the following (seemingly idempotent)
> message:
> $ svn cleanup branches
> svn: Your .svn/tmp directory may be missing or corrupt; run 'svn
> and try again
> svn: Can't open file '.svn/tmp/entries': No such file or directory
> When "svn cleanup" tells me to run "svn cleanup" I figure its time to
> the experts for help.
> Many thanks,
> Steve
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