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Re: Unable to release - why?

From: Spiro Trikaliotis
Subject: Re: Unable to release - why?
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 09:22:34 +0200
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Hello Doug,

[almost a full-quote as I added the mailing list back into the To: field]

* On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 02:41:45AM -0400 Doug Lee wrote:

> > Did you eventually WORK with that repository you checked out? For
> > example, did you try to compile it before you tried to release it?
> This would make sense if I always used `cvs release -d' and the rm's
> were done before the release itself... but this is even before the
> "Are you sure" prompt appears, and it occurs even without -d being
> specified.  I would think CVS would not have to open any checked-out
> files--just the admin files in the checkout--but could use the file
> date/time stamps on the files.  No lock should be able to prevent
> this, so even if Windows has (non-CVS-admin) files open, I'd think the
> `cvs release' would get farther than it does.  Windows would have no
> reason to open CVS admin files.
> The mystery remains...

Ah, ok, in this case, I understood you wrong.

I am using CVS extensively on Windows (XP SP1, 2000 SP4) with cygwin,
but AFAIR, I never had this behaviour.


Spiro R. Trikaliotis                               

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