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From Branko ─îibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn cleanup options
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:16:30 GMT
On 14.02.2019 15:33, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 03:29:20PM +0100, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 01:55:10PM +0000, Cooke, Mark wrote:
>>> Is there any way to say "ignore errors" or "ignore read-only" or even "remove
read-only"?
>>>
>> Well, it should already work without errors.
>> I am not sure why it does not work for you :-/
> Oh, if I remember correctly, Windows has this odd quirk where it is
> unable to delete files which are being held open by an application.
>
> Is this is happening in your case? If so, you will need to close these
> files first. This is not Subversion-specific; every program on Windows
> is affected by this issue.


That's true but 'open by an application' and 'has read-only flag set'
are two different things. Still, Subversion's 'make file read/write'
will clear the Windows read-only flag specifically for this reason.
Perhaps the read-only files are in some unversioned directory? We might
have missed this case.

-- Brane

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