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Re: locked files, how to handle

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: locked files, how to handle
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 10:57:57 -0500 (EST)

Georg Wilckens writes:
> we have a project with quite a few people working on a
> project. Sometimes files remain locked in CVS, because someone forgot
> to remove the lock. Unfortunately the guilty is sometimes
> unreachable. Is there an easy way to remove the lock? Or do I have to
> edit the RCS-file and remove the lock there by hand?

As others have said, the right solution is to quit locking files, but
you can break someone else's lock with "cvs admin -u", you just have to
specify the revision to unlock explicitly.

-Larry Jones

You should see me when I lose in real life! -- Calvin

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