1.7.5: fixing git damage

Bill Ross bross@adbrite.com
Tue Nov 23 01:34:00 GMT 2010

From: ... On Behalf Of Jeremy Bopp
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2010 2:11 PM
Subject: Re: 1.7.5: fixing git damage

>On 11/22/2010 4:06 PM, Bill Ross wrote:
>> [git stuff]
>> *** What I am looking for is a solution to this:
>> -bash-3.2$ mv test/xls/qa2/QA2WWWKeyword.xls /cygdrive/c/tmp
>> mv: cannot move `test/xls/qa2/QA2WWWKeyword.xls' to
>> `/cygdrive/c/tmp/QA2WWWKeyword.xls': Device or resource busy
>> -bash-3.2$ rm test/xls/qa2/QA2WWWKeyword.xls
>> rm: cannot remove `test/xls/qa2/QA2WWWKeyword.xls': Device or
>> busy

> It looks like you might have that spreadsheet opened in Excel.  Make
> sure the file is not open under any program.  Then you should be able
> move or delete it.

Thanks Jeremy, that solved it.

I automatically blamed the new thing instead of checking the usual


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