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Re: problem with lock file when committing file

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: problem with lock file when committing file
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 13:41:00 -0400 (EDT)

Julian Opificius writes:
> 6. I try to to check in changed file, and get ...
> cvs [commit aborted]: could not open lock file 
> "`/usr/local/cvsroot/JPL069/PL069/FPGA/PL069_V01/,arinc_interface.vhd,': 
> Permission denied"
> Which is a real problem, because I have CVS server configured to put log 
> files in /var/log/cvs, not /usr/local/cvsroot.

That message is more than a bit misleading -- the file is question is
*not* a CVS lock file, it's the new RCS file (which acts as an RCS lock
file, thus the message).  You don't have write permission in the
repository directory you're trying to checkin to.

-Larry Jones

I think we need to change the rules. -- Calvin

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