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Re: Undo check out

From: David A. Bartmess
Subject: Re: Undo check out
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 06:56:26 -0700
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As Paul said, you don't have to "undo" the checkout. If you checked out a 
wrong module, remove that directory, and try again. The repository won't have 
anything locked unless (again, as Paul said) you used the cvs admin command 
to lock the files... 

On Wednesday 16 February 2005 12:35 am, Paul Sander wrote:
> You don't.  CVS doesn't have the notion of a traditional checkout that
> involves locking.  There may be a record in history that a workspace
> has been created (which is what CVS calls a "checkout") that can be
> countered by invoking the "cvs release" command.
> If, on the other hand, someone is trying to simulate a reserved
> checkout mechanism using the "cvs admin" command, there's a different
> option to that command that clears the RCS level lock.  But using "cvs
> admin" in this manner is strongly discouraged.
> On Feb 15, 2005, at 10:16 PM, address@hidden wrote:
> > I have wrongly checked out a compononet.  How will I undo this
> > checkout.  Removing lock manually is one option but is there any other
> > better way to do this.
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