[cvsnt] Re: Setting wait timeout when waiting for lock?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Mon Sep 20 12:27:09 BST 2004

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Anders Jacob Truelsen wrote:
> In my, far from perfect, world 
> Client: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.0.41a (client/server)
> Server: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.0.0rc2 (client/server)
> locks tend to hang around for quite a while.
> It takes some 15 minutes to tag the entire product and for that time, a
> lock seems to sit on the root directory.
> Would a newer server version give me a smoother locking algorithm?

That's a really old server..  Better to upgrade anyway.

All the recent versions use file-level locking so you never get long locks.


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