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Re: merge losing changes, no Conflict

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: merge losing changes, no Conflict
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2001 11:11:15 -0500 (EST)

Markus Warg writes:
> no to both of you. The # files do not show up in cvs status, they look
> like #cvs.wfl.<hostname>.1770 and are 0 byte in size mostly.

You said they were .# files, not # files!  Like Paul said, those are
lock files: see <>. 
If they're there when no one is using CVS, they indicate a serious
problem -- either CVS is crashing, or someone has been killing it
without allowing it to cleanup after itself -- and will prevent people
from doing some or all CVS operations in that directory.

-Larry Jones

My life needs a rewind/erase button. -- Calvin

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