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Re: Lock files preventing tagging ?

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Lock files preventing tagging ?
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 15:25:40 -0500

Shubhabrata Sengupta wrote:

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

It creates lock files which are really temporary RCS files then moves
those over the original file when done.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
mailto:address@hidden     OpenAvenue ( )
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