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Re: HEADS UP:Problem with svn under latest snapshot.
- From: Thomas Berger <ThB at Gymel dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2007 17:01:14 +0200
- Subject: Re: HEADS UP:Problem with svn under latest snapshot.
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- Reply-to: thb at gymel dot com
It could be a matter of interference with TortoiseSVN.
Joe Smith wrote:
> Just in case you were not aware, Something has broken svn in the latest
> snapshot. (Actually at least the two most recent snapshots have this
> Here is the error: "svn: Can't move '.svn/tmp/entries' to
> '.svn/entries': Permission denied"
> LS output:
> $ ls -al .svn
> total 2
> drwxr-xr-x+ 6 Owner None 0 Aug 7 16:11 .
> drwxr-xr-x+ 3 Owner None 0 Aug 7 16:09 ..
> -r--r--r-- 1 Owner None 192 Aug 7 16:09 entries
> $ ls -al .svn/tmp
> total 1
> drwxr-xr-x+ 5 Owner None 0 Aug 7 16:11 .
> drwxr-xr-x+ 6 Owner None 0 Aug 7 16:11 ..
> -rw-r--r-- 1 Owner None 192 Aug 7 16:11 entries
> If I were to take a guess, i'm thinking it the "-r--r--r--" permission
> on .svn/entries that is causing the problem.
> Something probably changed in the permissions handling, causing the
Accidentally, I had the same problem today and found the following
helpful: < http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2006-09/msg00081.html >
(I didn't have to disable Icon overlays completely, just restrict
them to "explorer only").
The cause seemed to be that "entries" additionally has the Windows R/O
attribute set and cannot be deleted by svn. Some of the #ifdef WIN32 in
libsvn_subr/io.c look interesting (if one argues that the Cygwin port
should put some more efforts in coexisting nicely with native svn
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