[cvsnt] Re: Binary files across branches?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Oct 5 12:24:22 BST 2004

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Shawn Haigh wrote:
> Greetings,
> If I have a binary file being edited on the trunk, I am unable to commit
> anything on a branch until the binary file on the trunk is either
> committed or unedited. (BTW I have cvs watch on for the module)
> Is this normal?  

Yes, and is unrelated to the binary status.  If you do an edit -c on the 
whole file (2.0.41 doesn't support per-branch edits) then you've locked 
the file.  Avoid doing edits on files you want to actually use...


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