[cvsnt] More on locking

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Fri Jan 31 22:37:11 GMT 2003

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Keith D. Zimmerman wrote:

> Given a repository
> /a
> /1
> /2
> /b
> /5
> /6
> /7
> /8
> /9
> And a module defined as
> all  -a a b
> Doing
> cvs rtag -b all
> Results in 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 being locked the entire time that the rtag
> is being performed on b.  Now, in our case, the code in 5-9 is not
> dependant on each other - is there a way to setup the modules so we
> could do the rtag command but have it only lock one folder at a time.

In this case simply do it as different rtag commands... there aren't too
many directories.  You might even be able to get away with

all -a a b/5 b/6 b/7 b/8 b/9

.. but I'm not sure whether you'll get the right directory structure if you
do that.


cvs rtag -b a b/5 b/6 b/7 b/8 b/9


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