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Re: locked files, how to handle

From: Georg Wilckens
Subject: Re: locked files, how to handle
Date: 8 Mar 2002 17:33:34 +0100
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Larry Jones <address@hidden> wrote:

> > 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.

Hey, that's neat. Couldn't find that in the documentation, thanks for
the hint. :) :) Maybe I have an misconception regarding locking... can
CVS be safely used without locking? Couldn't there be some unsuspected
merges when two people commit a file shortly after each other?


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