[cvsnt] More on locking

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Sat Feb 1 00:24:21 GMT 2003

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Keith D. Zimmerman wrote:

> Ok, sorry to keep bothering you, but I still don't fully understand.
> BTW, my repository consists of close to 50 subdirs - I just didn't want
> to type 6-50 <g>
> So, the rtag will lock in the top-level directory every time, unless I
> am only locking in the lower directory??  And a checkout will do the
> same, only with a readlock?
Yes.  This isn't normally an issue - a tag maybe takes a few minutes, at
most 2 or three times a day.  I can't imagine what you're doing that needs
thousands of tags a day...  you'll run into RCS internal limits if you
carry on like that (it'll get unusably slow long before that though).


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