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RE: Broken Working Copy.

From: James Green <James.Green_at_occam-dm.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 11:28:36 +0100

> > Firstly, trying to execute a commit fails with:
> >
> > "Working copy D:\ ... locked"
> > "Please execute the Cleanup command".
> >
> > So trying to run the Cleanup command:
> >
> > "Cleanup failed to process the following paths:
> > "D:\ ..."
> >
> > I've tried running cleanup on each sub dir ... i've tried
> removing a
> > lock only to be told that there is nothing locked. What on
> earth is
> > going on? Makes me very nervous, it seems too easy for
> SubVersion to
> > get its knickers in a twist!! Then to be given wrong error
> messages
> > isn't particularly good either.
> >
> As for the original cause...
> Is this on Windows? If so, do you have a real time virus scanner
> checking these files?
> If so, you may wish to exclude your source directories from checking.

Indeed it is on Windows.

And we do have realtime virus scanner.

I fixed this particular problem by removing an unversioned directory.
Performed a clean up which completed successfully. I then added this
unversioned directory back and added it to the repository and performed
a successful commit.

Very odd ...


James Green
Solutions Developer
Occam Direct Marketing Ltd
Tel: 01761233833
Direct: 01761234716

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