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CVS Error :----- Writting to lock file

Ashutosh kumar singh

Joined: Feb 27, 2008
Posts: 26
Hi all,

when i am going to commit data through cvs. Following error is reflecting.
I am really confisued that this is network connection error or CVS configuration error.

If any body have idea then please help me.

The server reported an error while performing the "cvs commit" command.
12: cvs [server aborted]: error writing to lock file E:/PROSPECTACVS/DEV/MDOJ2EE/12/src/appl/client/webapps/nounlabelvalue/,NounLabelvalueConfigList.jsp,

Ashutosh kumar Singh
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 16540

That's an annoying one. I'd recommend checking Google, but as I recall, it means that the OS user ID that's being used to do the update doesn't have filesystem (write) access privileges for the lockfile.

Part of what makes it so challenging is determining what the actual system userid being used is, since the type of account access you're employing will affect it - you can have a CVS user ID that doesn't correspond to an OS user ID.

Customer surveys are for companies who didn't pay proper attention to begin with.
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