CVS locks held by hampton

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Jul 22 21:05:32 CDT 2003

David Hampton <hampton at> writes:

> On Tue, 2003-07-22 at 16:01, Derek Atkins wrote:
> > > I have no idea why these files are locked. Feel free to unlock them.
> > 
> > Good..  Already unlocked, but we might want to figure out why (and if
> > there are any other files similarly locked).
> Now that I've thought about it some more, I have a sneaking suspicion as
> to what happened.  Linas version of cvs appears to be b0rken when a file
> checkin requires creating a new branch in the process.  I had lots of
> cvs crashes when checking in the sync.  I mean *lots*.  The branch
> creation succeeded, the checkin succeeded, then cvs died trying to diff
> something.  Each and every file that had been created since you first
> pulled the g2 branch probably still has a lock on it because cvs died
> before removing it.

Oh, lovely..

I suppose we could just run:  "cvs admin -u" from the top level..

> David


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