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Re: Windows 7 entries file locking

From: Dave Purrington <dave.purrington_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 10:18:03 -0500

FWIW, I'm on Windows 2008 Server R2 (the server version of Windows 7) with a
large repo. I have Windows Search enabled as well as virus scanning. The
only time I have seen this behavior is running Filemon or Procmon during svn
operations.

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 4:59 AM, David Turner <dkturner_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> From the TortoiseSVN lists:
>
> A few people have raised this: a check-out on Windows 7 often fails
> because entries is unreadable. This is caused by antivirus software and/or
> Windows indexing services competing for file locks. It's fairly easy to
> reproduce with a large repository on Windows 7 if you have antivirus
> software and are checking out into an indexed folder.
>
> Obviously those of us in a corporate environment don't have the option
> of disabling our antivirus software.
>
> Is it possible to keep entries open with exclusive access for the
> duration of the move from tmp/entries to entries?
>
Received on 2010-01-14 16:18:39 CET

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