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Re: Problem with unlocking files.

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Problem with unlocking files.
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 11:25:54 -0400 (EDT)

Schoep, Grant @ STORM writes:
> Example:
> user1 goes in a does a "cvs admin -l thisfile".
> user2 now goes in a does a "cvs admin -u thisfile"
> CVS echos "done" for user2. However, it doesn't unlock the file. Its like it
> didn't do anything.

That's because unlock with no revision number unlocks the most recent
lock *held by the caller*.  To break someone else's lock you have to
specify the revision number explicitly.

-Larry Jones

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