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Re: Trouble using "edit -c" command

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: Trouble using "edit -c" command
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 16:00:10 -0800 (PST)

--- Eric Gambardella
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> We are using CVS NT with WinCVS 1.3.
> We decided to use the edit -c command to edit files
> We all have inside the file .cvsrc the following two
> lines :
> edit -c
> commit -c
> This method is really convenient for us BUT we end
> up with a problem :-(
> When I try to edit the file, I get this message :
> "cvs [edit aborted]: files being edited!"
> In fact when I try to know who is editing the file
> (cvs editors)
> I see that someone is currently editing the file...
> Is there a way to force this file to be unedited
> ????

What you see is exactly what should occur.

Rather than removing an existing edit (you can do this
if you've installed the "cvs unedit -e" patch if it's
not your edit), you can do a "cvs edit -f".  If CVS NT
doesn't have this feature, you'll have to add it in.


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