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Re: Lock files [cvs 1.11 via pserver on HPUX11]

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Lock files [cvs 1.11 via pserver on HPUX11]
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 10:52:40 -0500 (EST)

Andy Baker writes:
> I thought I could configure cvs to write lockfiles outside of the standard
> repos structure, but having set the $CVSROOT/CVSROOT/config LockDir variable
> to /tmp/lockfiles I'm finding that cvs still attempts to create a
> $CVSROOT/project-a/,filea, type lock file when I try to commit
> project-a/filea.

The ,filea, file isn't really a lock file (although it serves as an RCS
lock file), it's the new RCS file.  Once it is written successfully,
it's renamed to filea,v replacing the old RCS file.

-Larry Jones

I always have to help Dad establish the proper context. -- Calvin

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