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RE: subversion 1.0.6 in windows 98

Rob Walker wrote:
> Hi,
> I've installed the cygwin subversion 1.0.6 package on my windows 98
> machine (with cygwin 1.5.11).
> Following the example in the manual, I can create a repository and
> import files into it, but when I check it out, I get the following:
> [rob@work ~/tmp/svntest]$ svn co
> file:///mnt/c/rob/tmp/svntest/repos/emacs
> emacs
> svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> svn: Unable to open repository
> 'file:///mnt/c/rob/tmp/svntest/repos/emacs'
> svn: Error opening db lockfile
> svn: Can't get shared lock on file
> '/mnt/c/rob/tmp/svntest/repos/emacs/locks/db.lock': Resource
> temporarily unavailable
> [rob@work ~/tmp/svntest]$
> The same happens with some (but not all) of the other svn commands. 
> I get no errors with the same commands on Linux.
> strace gives no useful output as it seems to crash (but I've attached
> it anyway)
> Is this a cygwin bug?
have you tried the windows command line client?

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