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Re: bazaar: "unable to obtain lock"

From: Karl Fogel
Subject: Re: bazaar: "unable to obtain lock"
Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2009 13:42:50 -0500
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Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:
>On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 18:40, Karl Fogel <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I don't know how often this is likely to happen, nor exactly what
>> circumstances cause it (some kind of uncompleted transaction?).  I
>> assume if bob confirms he's not active, then you can break the lock.
>As the break-lock help says:
>  CAUTION: Locks should only be broken when you are sure that the process
>  holding the lock has been stopped.
>I think someone with admin access should do the unlocking.

Hmm, I'm not sure admin access is necessary.  The "process" here is
driven by bob's sftp from the client side -- if he stopped hours ago,
then the lock is almost surely just dangling on the server side.

But I don't know enough about Bazaar to be sure.  Can you ask on the
Bazaar list to check?

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