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Re: Question about LockDir

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Question about LockDir
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2001 00:32:16 -0500 (EST)

Reinstein, Shlomo writes:
> >
> > But I have a problem with that: CVS versions 1.9 and older do not support
> > the LockDir option (as written in the Cederqvist), and therefore if two
> > different developers use different versions of CVS, e.g., one developer
> uses
> > CVS 1.9, and the other uses CVS 1.11, then they can create write locks in
> > two different locations, commit to the repository at the same time, and
> > corrupt the repository.
> Use client/server CVS instead of a network-mounted repository.  That
> way, you only need to worry about the server version.
> Is there a different solution?

Make sure no one uses CVS 1.9 or older, or don't use LockDir.

-Larry Jones

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