[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: intermittent cvs lock messages

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: intermittent cvs lock messages
Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 11:34:44 -0400 (EDT)

Sam Steingold writes:
> I use loginfo to e-mail the commit information to a mailing list:
> ALL   /cvsroot/sitedocs/CVSROOT/cvstools/syncmail -u -f 
> %{sVv} address@hidden
> syncmail source code:

That's your problem.  syncmail uses CVS commands to generate a diff to
include in the mail -- if it tries to do that before your commit
finishes, it will block waiting for your commit's lock.  I would suggest
changing syncmail to use "cvs -n" for the diff, which will ignore the

-Larry Jones

When you're as far ahead of the class as I am, it doesn't take much time.
-- Calvin

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]