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John Albrecht wrote: > I have tried testing the reserved edit cmd (cvs edit -c) using CVSNT > 2.0.41a and WinCVS 220.127.116.11 and I am not getting the results I thought I > would get. I set the reserved edit on a file, ( I tried a text file then a > binary file with the same outcome ), and modified the file and the other > user was not prevented from editing and committing to the repository. I > thought this placed a strict lock on the selected file? Can someone explain > or correct me? It's just a reserved edit, not really the same as a lock. If the other user doesn't also use edit -c/commit -c to check for this edit on commit then there's nothing stopping them from editing. There's some new stuff coming in the new version that does exclusive edits. Tony