[thelist] Subversion locking

Jon Molesa rjmolesa at consoltec.net
Thu Oct 18 17:27:30 CDT 2007

Have her to try to do a checkout to a new directory.

*On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 11:11:29AM +1300 Paul Bennett <Paul.Bennett at wcc.govt.nz> wrote:

> Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 11:11:29 +1300
> From: "Paul Bennett" <Paul.Bennett at wcc.govt.nz>
> To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
> Subject: [thelist] Subversion locking
> Hi all,
> We've got an SVN repository and work with a local copy of our site. All has been going fine until a couple, of days ago for my colleague.
> >From what I can tell, she has an old lock file on her client setup which is preventing her checking in / updating form one particular directory.
> I can check in and update the dir, so we know the repository is ok, but I'm guessing something failed (network outage or the like) during one of her commits, leaving the client thinking that the dir was still locked.
> Is there a way we can remove the lock file? Cleaning up the entire repository copy fails when it hits the dir that is supposedly 'locked'.
> Release locks also fails.
> Has anyone struck this before? Any workarounds? I'm checking the documentation and faq's but with little luck yet.
> Thanks in advance for any help / pointers,
> Paul
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