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From "Bert Huijben" <b...@qqmail.nl>
Subject RE: SVN wc/repo issue...
Date Thu, 04 Apr 2013 09:05:07 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: MARTIN PHILIP [mailto:codematters@ntlworld.com] On Behalf Of
> Philip Martin
> Sent: woensdag 3 april 2013 22:12
> To: BRM
> Cc: SubVersion Users
> Subject: Re: SVN wc/repo issue...
> 
> BRM <bm_witness@yahoo.com> writes:
> 
> > $ svn mv ../../include .
> >
> > However, 'svn mv' keeps returning:
> >
> >     Unable to lock '.'
> 
> > Is there any way to tell what might be locked on the server side?
> 
> The error does not involve a server-side lock.
> 
> > We're using Apache2/2.2.22 + Subversion 1.6.17 as the server (Ubuntu
> > Releases); and I'm using 1.6.19 on the client (compiled under Kubuntu
> > 8.04).
> 
> It's a bug in the 1.6 client that is fixed in 1.7.  You can work
> around it in 1.6 by doing
> 
> $ cd ../..
> $ svn mv include foo/bar

Or by passing the absolute paths to ../../include and the current directory.

Before Subversion 1.7 the working copy wasn't able to step into parent directories when a
path was passed in this form.

	Bert 


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