The file or directory has become corrupt and is unreadable

**Update 2011-02-11**: Since the post was originally published [Microsoft has issued a hotfix]( for this issue, which is slated to be included in Windows 7 SP1. I recently ran into a problem on my fancy new machine while trying to commit a rather large number of files into an SVN repository. The error message stated that some of the files in the .svn control directory had become corrupted and unreadable. After Googling around a bit I came across a post on [the CollabNet issue log]( which identified this as an issue with the NTFS stack on Windows 7\. This post included another link to a [Microsoft technet discussion about the issue]( The long and the short of it is that this is an identified issue in the NTFS implementation in…
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