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Re: svn operations (update) fails very often

From: vinay i <vinay.indresh_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 23:15:42 +0530

We are using Solaris i386 platform. We have a NFS mounted system. We are
not using windows. How to tackle the problem? I am seeing this error quite


On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 8:34 PM, David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> What platform are you on? If you're on Windows, are you using the
> cygwin client or the native client? Are you using a shared network
> drive as your working directory on Windows?
> There are certain problems with the cygwin client that occur when
> you're on a network drive or using some virus scanners that seem to
> mess up the working directory. It can also happen with the regular
> native Windows client and a shared drive too. See
> <http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#wedged-wc> for more details why
> this might happen.
> The problem is not that the client is getting corrupted as much as a
> second process attempted to read the files on the working directory
> while the Subversion client was reading them too. Sometimes, it is the
> result of killing the Subversion client in such a way when it is
> processing that it doesn't have a chance to clean itself up. Again,
> mainly on the Windows client.
> --
> David Weintraub
> qazwart_at_gmail.com
> On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 10:47 AM, vinay i <vinay.indresh_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I am getting the svn lock issue very often. Is there any fine tuning
> > required? When I try to do a svn update on a large tree I am facing this
> > issue. Below is the error message
> >
> > svn: Working copy 'src/lib' locked
> > svn: run 'svn cleanup' to remove locks (type 'svn help cleanup' for
> details)
> >
> > Thanks
> > Vinay
Received on 2008-10-13 19:46:07 CEST

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