SVN is a very useful tool, but sometimes, it could generate some terrible headaches. If you are using svn with locks on files, you may encounter the following error:



Using TortoiseSVN, you can solve the problem following the instructions below:

If you’re against the first error message you can use the command line to solve the problem

If you are fighting against the second error message do the following operations:

1. Create a new directory
2. Open the directory created
3. Right click ad select svn checkout from tortoise menu
4. Right click ad select TortoiseSVN -> Check for modifications
5. Select All the files
6. Right click and select the break lock option.