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Re: How do I unlock files?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: How do I unlock files?
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 16:24:57 -0500 (EST)

WALTERS, CRAIG P [AG/1000] writes:
> We then have a lot of difficulty unlocking the file so others can use it.  I
> have tried unlocking it from an account in the cvsadmin group but this does
> not unlock the file (even though it says it does).
> How can I "manually" (i.e. by editing a file) unlock a file.

In CVS, files aren't locked, revisions are.  Absolutely anyone with
access to a file can unlock it.  If you aren't the owner of the lock,
however, you must explicitly specify which revision to unlock, even if
there's only one locked revision.

-Larry Jones

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