[Cvsnt] file locking

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Tue Jan 15 19:06:26 GMT 2002

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On Tue, 15 Jan 2002 18:39:30 +0000 (UTC), "Patrick O'Brien"
<pobrien at chessys.com> wrote:

>When attempting to lock or unlock a file I am getting this message.
>cvs [server aborted]: usage is restricted to repository administrators
>cvs [admin aborted]: end of file from server (consult above messages if any)
>How do I set myself up as the repository administrator. I was the creator of
>this repository.
>What do I have to do to lock and unlock files.
You need to be listed in the CVSROOT/admins file.

However that won't help as you can't lock files using 'admin' anyway.

Use edit -c instead.


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