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Re: cvs tag and #cvs.lock


From: Paul Edwards
Subject: Re: cvs tag and #cvs.lock
Date: Sun, 04 May 2003 00:28:28 GMT

"Larry Jones" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:address@hidden
> Paul Edwards writes:
> >
> > On CVS 1.11.5 on Solaris someone did a "cvs tag" (not rtag)
> > and then ctrl-c'd it, and it left a #cvs.lock in the repository.
> >
> > This is a local repository.
> >
> > Does CVS not handle this cleanly?
>
> It's supposed to -- it works for me.  All I can think of is that someone
> did something more drastic than ctrl-c (like ctrl-\) or managed to do
> ctrl-c a second time before CVS had finished cleaning up.

Multiple ctrl-c's are something that is often seen done by
Unix types (although I don't know about this specific instance).
Should a sig-ignore be done whenever the ctrl-c handler is
invoked to handle "common user practice"?  Or a handler
that says "stop interrupting me, I'm working as fast as I can
on the original instruction"?

BFN.  Paul.




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