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Re: Lock files preventing tagging ?

From: Shubhabrata Sengupta
Subject: Re: Lock files preventing tagging ?
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 20:20:32 -0800 (PST)

Does CVS not operate on the ,v files directly. Or does
it create RCS files and then renames them to the
corresponding ,v files. 

I am using :pserver: method to connect to the
repository - which is running cvs 1.10.7, the client
is also a 1.10.7 client



--- Larry Jones <address@hidden> wrote:
> Shubhabrata Sengupta writes:
> > 
> > cvs-1.10.7 [server aborted]: could not open lock
> file
> > `/a/mysrc/,main.c,': File exists
> That's a RCS lock file (it's actually the new
> version of the RCS file
> that is supposed to get renamed without the commas
> once it is written
> correctly).
> > checked up the ownership of the file and it seems
> that
> > it is owned by me. Is this file left over by some
> > aborted cvs operation. Do I have to remove this
> file
> > to let the tagging go on.
> That's what it sounds like (although that shouldn't
> happen -- what
> version of CVS are you running?).
> -Larry Jones
> My life needs a rewind/erase button. -- Calvi

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