[cvsnt] Help with lock files!

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Feb 4 15:16:54 GMT 2003

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Eric B. wrote:

 I don't understand.  Why is it trying to create the lock file in
> D:/CVS/Repository/Java/CVSROOT/ ???  Shouldn't it be creating the lock
> file in d:\cvs\locks?  I've tried with both forward and backward slashes,
> but neither work.
CVS is creating its lock files in the LockDir, but the RCS part creates its
own 'lockfile' which is its working copy of the file to write to in the
same directory.  Really it's not a lockfile, but historically it has always
been called such.


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