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Re: inadvertent unlock

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: inadvertent unlock
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 21:51:42 -0500 (EST)

Joe Orchard writes:
> So, USER2 goes back do his desk  
> and to be a good concurrent revision developer does a recursive admin 
> -u to unlock all of the files that he,USER2, just locked. HOWEVER, 
> with the way CVS works, or is setup, or not setup,  I do not know 
> which, this also unlock the file OPEN.cpp that USER1 locked AND any 
> others that USER1 or anyone else has locked.

You already know that the right solution is to quit using locks, so I
won't belabor that point.  You've hit upon a bug which was introduced in
CVS 1.10.8 and fixed last June in the development version.  I would
suggest upgrading to the current development version of CVS.

-Larry Jones

I don't want to learn this!  It's completely irrelevant to my life! -- Calvin

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