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Re: [Savannah-hackers] [support #103137] CVS locked when updatingclassp
Re: [Savannah-hackers] [support #103137] CVS locked when updatingclasspath
Fri, 18 Jun 2004 18:48:56 +0100 (BST)
Yaroslav Klyukin said:
> Elfyn McBratney wrote:
>> Summary: CVS locked when updating classpath
>> Original Submission: When updating cvs checkout or checking it out
>> freshly we get the following message:
>> cvs update: [14:47:46] waiting for uid65534's lock in
> Looks like uid 65534 is a "nobody"
Yes, the nobody user is used for anoncvs.
> Is it possible that an anonymous user is downloading something from CVS
> and creates a lock?
Yes, when when a checkout occurs on a file a read lock is created, and
released (unlinked) when the file has been checked-out.
We've had some CVS problems today (quite a few stuck CVS processes from
June 10, which is what I think caused this.