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Re: Getting lock during commit stalls cvs ci

From: Harry Putnam
Subject: Re: Getting lock during commit stalls cvs ci
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 16:34:15 -0600
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Jim Hyslop <address@hidden> writes:

>> And it is root doing the commit anyway.  I've enabled-rootcommit at
>> compile time since its a single user machine, root and user are always
>> the same thing.
> From a security perspective, running as root for general purpose
> activities is a Really Bad Idea.

How is that true with a single user home machine?

>> Anyone know what the error means?
> It's not a permission problem. Check for any stray files or directories
> in the repository with names starting #cvs.rfl, #cvs.wfl, or #cvs.lock,
> and remove them (make sure you aren't running any cvs processes, first,
> though).

That was the first thing I did.  Well not exactly.  I searched for
*.lock which of course, did not find those little buggers.
find /usr/local/cvsroot -name '#*'  was a better choice and found the


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