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Re: strange line in CVSROOT/commitlog

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: strange line in CVSROOT/commitlog
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2001 14:50:50 -0400 (EDT)

Paul MacAdam writes:
> Since I have a :pserver setup, under which all processes run
> as system user "cvs" and the entire repository is owned by user "cvs,"
> I probably should NOT use LockDir. Would you agree? Not that it's bad --
> there's just no real advantage 

That's generally correct.  About the only reason for using LockDir in
that scenario would be to put it on a fast in-memory filesystem to speed
up lock operations.

> (unless setting LockDir prevents CVS
> from locking on a by-directory basis).

It does not.

-Larry Jones

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