Eclipse SVN | Working Copy XXXX Locked during commit

| By Webner

When you do svn update or commit in Eclipse you may face this problem- “working copy xxxxx locked”

Solution: Sometimes the problem can be solved with “project cleanup” or “move the project to some other location without .project and .svn files”. But you may have to solve it by manually deleting file lock record in the WC_LOCK table by opening WC file in SQLite editor.


1. Open the project through a file manager.
2. Open the .svn folder.
3. Open “WC” file with SQLite editor.
4. Delete from WC_LOCK:



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