[issue668] abort: Access is denied error using "hg clone" on win32

Peter Amstutz mercurial-bugs at selenic.com
Fri Aug 3 13:35:29 CDT 2007

New submission from Peter Amstutz <tetron at interreality.org>:

Using the win32 installer version of Mercurial downloaded from:

Any attempt at using "hg clone" results in:
C:\> hg clone http://example.com/repository.hg
requesting all changes
adding changesets
adding manifests
abort: Access is denied
transaction abort!
failed to truncate 00manifest.i
rollback completed

Needless to say, this renders mercurial unusable.

The previous release at
works just fine.

messages: 3683
nosy: tetron
priority: critical
status: unread
title: abort: Access is denied error using "hg clone" on win32

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