Apparently that's an old issue, see: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=858059
" it looks like svn creates the entries file without write permission, then tries to move a temporary file over it. As windows does not allow to remove read-only files, it refuses to replace it with the temporary file and thus we get this error…"
this is still true even with the latest version of vmware player... did anybody find a workaround??