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Common Tickets ikiwiki SVN status found stray .tmp files

Root Cause

A temporary file from the web UI has not been cleaned properly.


  • Confirm there it is only stray tmp files and not a more serious problem with the repository. To do this run the following command from the SVN Root on the ikiwiki server:
$ svn status
?       tempfile.tmp
?       tempfile.2.tmp

As you can see in the above example, there are only tmp files stuck.

  • Delete the tmp files:
svn status | awk '{print $2}' | xargs rm -rf