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

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Thu Sep 5 12:42:34 BST 2002

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On Wed, 4 Sep 2002 11:51:49 -0700, "Khaled Agrama"
<kagrama at hotmail.com> wrote:

>The reason I ask is because it seems like checkout is causing locks to
>occur, which causes long waits when people checkout from remote locations.
>If this is indeed the cause, is there a way around it?
If you use the latest version with the LockServer option then you can
have multiple readers on the same repository.

The file-based locking system only allows a single user to checkout a
directory at a time (which was one of the reasons I wanted to replace


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