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file locking in cvs

From: Iqbal Shaikh
Subject: file locking in cvs
Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2002 17:48:30 +0530

Hi all,

Would like to know if we need to edit any admin file in CVSROOT
to enable locking of files in cvs.

I know cvs  is mainly for concurrent usage/editing  of files,

but it would be gratefull if someone gives me some tips.

Note: I have created  a group cvsadmin  and given the group full rights to the CVSROOT admin files.
Actually i can lock the  checked out files, but only if i belong to the cvsadmin group.

As a normal user , even if  he has full rights to the files checked out , he cannot lock the files.

Gets an error saying : only cvsadmin group can lock files.

Please advise.

Thanks & Regards

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