[cvsnt] Help with lock files!

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Feb 4 18:43:19 GMT 2003

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Eric B. wrote:

> Thanks for the explanation Tony.  Any idea what might be causing this
> then? I've set the NTFS permissions on the directory to be the CVSNT
> service user,
> as well as my own user (since not using impersonation).  Futhermore, I've
> even tried using giving "Everyone" full control but to no avail.  Is this
> an NTFS security thing I should be tracking down or a CVS issue?
Typically you get that error when there's a stray cvs.exe hanging around
holding the file open.  It's possible for Antivirus products to produce
this too (since they have a habit of trying to open the file to scan it at
random periods).


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