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Re: PATCH: backport of symlink fix for issue 142 to cvs 1.11.9.1


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: PATCH: backport of symlink fix for issue 142 to cvs 1.11.9.1
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 09:50:55 -0500
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Shaun Tancheff wrote:

|> I'm a long term user of CVS, and I had no idea that such a
|>
|>problem existed.
|
|
|It seems to me that this is a case of using soft links where
|modules are the CVS solution. This does not appear to be an
|issue for individual files being soft linked.


Actually, if individual files are softlinked to files in other
directories, you can run into problems even without LockDir.  The
problem is that CVS will lock the directory that the symlink is in
rather than the directory with the actual file.

Derek

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