[cvsnt] Re: intermittent "waiting for Unknown User's lock"

Khaled Agrama kagrama at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 29 18:54:52 BST 2002

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Also, in what situations would I get "unknown user" as opposed to a real
user name?


"Khaled Agrama" <kagrama at hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:ak5u7e$vrp$1 at sisko.nothing-on.tv...
> Various people on my development team have been getting the message
> for Unknown User's lock" intermittently.  After waiting for a few minutes,
> the problem goes away.  No one seems to have explicitly locked any files.
> In one case a developer got a message "waiting for [username]'s lock ..."
> where [username] is one of our users.  After speaking with that user I
> that the only thing he had done was cancel a long update operation about
> hour before.
> I've tried to look up information on this issue within this newsgroup and
> online FAQ's but haven't found anything that seems to be relevant.
> Any further insight into this issue would be greatly appreciated.
> Khaled.

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