[Project_owners] CVS Error - "cvs update: waiting for cvs's lock in ..."

Alex Eng ateng at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Nov 11 14:08:49 EST 2005

David Boswell wrote:
> Alex,
> If you were checking in a large file, you might want to add yourself to
> the following bug to get updates on when this issue is fixed.
> http://bugzilla.mozdev.org/show_bug.cgi?id=12056
> In general, locks are being monitored and should be removed shortly. 
> I'll double-check with our sysadmin to find out about the timing of
> this.
> David
>> I was checking in a newly-added source file into my project's CVS 
>> repository, but the cvs commit command failed ("Terminated with fatal
>> signal 11").  Now I can't try again because I'm receiving the
>> following 
>> error from CVS:
>> cvs update: [18:37:49] waiting for cvs's lock in 
>> /cvs/relatedlinks/src/relatedlinks/chrome/content
>> How would I go about resolving this issue?  Thanks.
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The JavaScript source file isn't large at all - only 6KB.  I just tried 
to commit the new file again, and the commit failed, with the same error:

   Terminated with fatal signal 11

Any ideas why this is happening?

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