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On Wed, 4 Dec 2002 16:47:45 +0100, Alberto Barbati <abarbati at ubisoft.it> wrote: > >cvs server: [15:21:52] waiting for Unknown User's lock in C:/cvs/somedir > >and restarting the LockServer does not help anymore. I am completely locked >out of the database. I switched back to version 57j, but to no avail. > Are you sure you're actually using LockServer? LockServer doesn't store any persistent data - if you shut it down you lose all the locks. Also, lockserver never returns 'Unknown User' as the name - that's only a return value from the filesystem locks (it never needs to - Lockserver always knows exactly who set the lock). Tony