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I have a Ubuntu machine acting as a subversion server via an svnserve daemon (as root) in my private network. The svnserve daemon reads from a mounted SMB share that is on our raid setup. I can access the server from my various SVN clients just fine. I can also commit changes without problem, except that after each commit, I get the following error:

post-commit FS processing had error 'database is locked'.

Commits succeed, so I can use the system, but this error is annoying and troubling. I've tried seaching for a solution and not had much luck.

Is anyone able to help me fix this error?

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(1) Are you using the same subversion version on both server & client? (2) Are server & client very far geographically? (3) Is it possible that another long commit is in progress? – harrymc May 7 '13 at 14:20
Does running svn cleanup help? – snapshoe May 14 '13 at 1:41

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