[cvsnt] Re: hanging cvs locks?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Fri Jan 31 16:33:08 GMT 2003

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On Fri, 31 Jan 2003 16:47:21 +0100, Klaasjan Brand <kjb at dds.nl> wrote:

>We're using cvsnt build 68 with a small group of developers for a day now.
>I've setup cvsnt to use the cvs lock server.
>Our problem is the locks regularly gets "stuck" for a long time, so I have
>to restart the lock server. I found the message from Torsten van Beeck on
>this newsgroup about hangs on merge which should be fixed in the release
>branche, but I can't get cvsnt updated to that version; it seems broken...
The lockserver will release locks the moment the client that holds the
lock finishes with it, or terminates.  If a lock seems 'stuck' then
it's the client that's stuck...  restarting the lockserver with active
clients risks repository corruption.


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